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

VersionsAdditional versions

3.2.3.28705 39.09%
3.2.3.28705 0.91%
3.2.3.28705 5.00%
3.2.3.28705 0.45%
3.2.3.28705 0.45%
3.2.3.28705 0.45%
3.2.2.28595 3.64%
3.2.2.28595 2.73%
3.2.2.28595 0.45%
3.2.2.28500 2.27%
3.2.2.28500 1.36%
3.2.1.28086 0.45%
3.2.1.28086 0.45%
3.2.0.27886 5.91%
3.2.0.27708 15.91%
3.2.0.27568 0.91%
3.1.3.27498 4.09%
3.1.3.27385 0.45%
3.1.3.27213 0.45%
3.1.3.27207 4.09%
3.1.3.27167 0.91%
3.1.2.26773 1.36%
3.1.2.26753 0.45%
3.1.0.26650 0.45%
3.1.0.26595 0.45%
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uTorrent.exe

µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc (Signed)

Remove uTorrent.exe
Version:   3.2.0.27568
MD5:   5a836fd41bd78af1036c3f2fcee3074e
SHA1:   39a296ec9235e69eb9cabf6ea9e92bbc879ff796
SHA256:   3713bba6bc76f01db27c493572bb59946acb0e44ee87ea8c1403c7c638b734aa

What is uTorrent.exe?

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 adware 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.

About uTorrent.exe (from BitTorrent Inc)

µTorrent is designed to consume as few resources as possible to avoid impacting your computer use. µTorrent will work on Windows XP and up, including Windows 7. BitTorrent's two main products today in

DetailsDetails

File name:uTorrent.exe
Publisher:BitTorrent, Inc.
Product name:µTorrent
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe
File version:3.2.0.27568
Size:874.39 KB (895,376 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:BitTorrent Inc
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Sunday, June 20, 2010
Expiration date:Friday, July 26, 2013
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
Entropy:7.581874
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
BitTorrent Inc.
12% 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 applications 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.
Kovid Goyal
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Piriform
3% remove
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Piriform
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Piriform
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BehaviorsBehaviors

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 firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\PROGRAMAS\utorrent\utorrent-plus\utorrent-plus-3.1.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\Administratör\Skrivbord\26051-671819-utorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\věruška\Dokumenty\Stažené soubory\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Software\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
Scheduled tasks
  • The job '{3E0C592A-6E89-47B8-B8E8-7EFA3DE8B8BB}' runs on registration in the path '\{3E0C592A-6E89-47B8-B8E8-7EFA3DE8B8BB}'
Network connections
Access through an approved Windows firewall exception
  • [TCP] ABTS-KK-static-131.229.166.122.airtelbroadband.in (122.166.229.131:45505)
  • [UDP] listens on port 55455

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.00781238%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00299014%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.00482224%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:481,778 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    CPU cycles:22,944,133/sec
    17,470,203/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:30.36 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):49.06 MB
    Private (minimum):7.7 MB
    Non-paged memory:30.36 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:170.83 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):177.07 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:24.2 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):51.98 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:200,659/min
    2,039/min
    I/O
    I/O read transfer:1.4 MB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:6/sec
    343/min
    I/O write transfer:810.36 KB/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:1/sec
    227/min
    I/O other transfer:29.18 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:1,674/sec
    1,671/min
    Resource allocations
    Threads:15
    12
    Handles:417
    600
    GUI GDI count:371
    103
    GUI GDI peak:376
    142
    GUI USER count:160
    49
    GUI USER peak:201
    71

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:High
    Platform:32-bit
    Command line:"C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe"
    Owner:User
    Parent process:explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft Corporation)

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    uTorrent.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:2.37784889%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:1.10321504%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:1.27463385%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:31,038,577/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Context switches:52/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:5.32 MB
    1.16 MB
    IMJPAPI.DLL
    Total CPU:0.00017879%
    Kernel CPU:0.00017879%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:5,839/sec
    Memory:1012 KB
    mswsock.dll
    Total CPU:0.00017879%
    Kernel CPU:0.00017879%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:18,861/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:240 KB

    Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

    OS versiondistribution
    Microsoft Windows XP 36.50%
    Windows 7 Ultimate 23.50%
    Windows 7 Home Premium 18.50%
    Windows 8 Pro 6.00%
    Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
    Windows Vista Home Premium 4.00%
    Windows 8 2.00%
    Windows XP Professional 1.50%
    Windows 7 Home Basic 1.50%
    Windows 8 Enterprise N 1.00%
    Windows 8 Release Preview 0.50%

    Distribution by countryDistribution by country

    United States installs about 15.00% of µTorrent.

    OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

    PC Manufacturerdistribution
    Dell 26.42%
    Hewlett-Packard 18.87%
    GIGABYTE 15.09%
    Acer 9.43%
    Lenovo 7.55%
    American Megatrends 7.55%
    ASUS 7.55%
    Compaq 3.77%
    Alienware 1.89%
    Samsung 1.89%
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