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45%
45% of PCs block this file from running.
Possible reason:
Performance resource utilization

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3.4.2.31927 0.51%
3.4.2.31893 1.02%
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3.4.1.31395 4.06%
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3.3.2.30303 4.06%
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uTorrent.exe

µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc (Signed)

Remove uTorrent.exe
Version:   3.3.0.28918
MD5:   470ced9da201f422aee4753873ef5067
SHA1:   d7722ddd0eb5af47264f1e2af3290d55cc591910
SHA256:   cb2035d8939db593df65562635afc045fb554c5f98499dc6e9d6d6e9442e0a9b

Overview

utorrent.exe executes as a process with the local user's privileges. It is set to be run when the PC boots and the user logs into Windows (added to the Run registry key for the current user). It has been configured with a firewall exception which allows both inbound and outbound network communication without being blocked. It is installed with a couple of know programs including µTorrent published by BitTorrent Inc., µTorrent from BitTorrent Inc. and µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc.. The file is digitally signed by BitTorrent Inc which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA).

DetailsDetails

File name:utorrent.exe
Publisher:BitTorrent Inc.
Product name:µTorrent
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe
File version:3.3.0.28918
Size:1.03 MB (1,077,584 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:BitTorrent Inc
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Monday, June 21, 2010
Expiration date:Saturday, July 27, 2013
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:Yes
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
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ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
BitTorrent Inc.
8% remove
µTorrent is a is a free, ad-supported, lighter-weight BitTorrent client designed to consume less resources then the full BitTorrent version. Some uTorrent installs include potentially unwanted programs in the form of the Conduit Engine, which installs a toolbar, and makes homepage and default search engine changes to a user's web browser.

BehaviorsBehaviors

Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'uTorrent' → "C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe" /MINIMIZED

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.80%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.80%
Windows 8 Pro 7.11%
Windows 8.1 6.09%
Windows 8 5.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.06%
Windows 7 Professional 3.05%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.54%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 2.03%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.03%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 2.03%
Windows Vista Home Premium 1.02%
Windows 7 Starter 1.02%
Windows 8.1 N 0.51%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 0.51%
Windows Developer Preview 0.51%
Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation 0.51%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 25.89% of µTorrent.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 20.81%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
ASUS 15.38%
Toshiba 8.14%
Lenovo 7.24%
Acer 6.79%
Sony 5.43%
GIGABYTE 4.52%
American Megatrends 4.07%
Intel 3.62%
Samsung 2.71%
MSI 1.81%
Alienware 1.36%
Packard Bell 0.45%
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