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

VersionsAdditional versions

3.4.2.31927 0.51%
3.4.2.31893 1.02%
3.4.2.31743 0.51%
3.4.2.31633 0.51%
3.4.2.31633 1.02%
3.4.2.31522 0.51%
3.4.2.31515 0.51%
3.4.1.31395 4.06%
3.4.1.31395 1.52%
3.4.1.31139 0.51%
3.4.1.30888 0.51%
3.4.0.30224 0.51%
3.4.0.29535 0.51%
3.4.0.28937 0.51%
3.3.2.30488 0.51%
3.3.2.30486 0.51%
3.3.2.30416 2.03%
3.3.2.30303 4.06%
3.3.2.30303 0.51%
3.3.2.30260 0.51%
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3.3.2.30260 0.51%
3.3.2.30260 0.51%
3.3.2.30260 1.02%
3.3.2.30180 2.03%
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PE structurePE file structure

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msvcrt.dll
DllMain

uTorrent.exe

µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc (Signed)

Remove uTorrent.exe
Version:   3.4.2.31633
MD5:   706eba33eae16e2e29b054fd7e795402
SHA1:   080b7aec2de5a5debd508deef5320fd64da1b07d

Overview

utorrent.exe executes as a process with the local user's privileges usually within the context of Windows Explorer. 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., WinPatrol from BillP Studios and WinPatrol by BillP Studios.

DetailsDetails

File name:utorrent.exe
Publisher:BitTorrent Inc.
Product name:µTorrent
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe
File version:3.4.2.31633
Size:1.59 MB (1,671,504 bytes)
Build date:6/5/2014 3:41 PM
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
BillP Studios
3% remove
WinPatrol monitors and exposes adware, keyloggers, spyware, worms, cookies, and other malicious software. This program puts you back in control of your computer with no need for constant updates. WinPatrol's goal is to help you understand what programs are running on your computer and to alert you to any new programs added without your permission. Unlike traditional security programs, WinPatrol doesn't scan your hard drive searching for...
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
Network connections
Access through an approved Windows firewall exception
  • [UDP] listens on port 56029

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.01997836%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00915508%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.01082328%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:686 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    Memory
    Private memory:20.57 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):42.36 MB
    Private (minimum):42.18 MB
    Non-paged memory:20.57 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:293.04 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):306.03 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:42.27 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):43.23 MB
    37.95 MB
    Resource allocations
    Threads:31
    12
    Handles:606
    600
    GUI GDI count:242
    103
    GUI GDI peak:246
    142
    GUI USER count:146
    49
    GUI USER peak:161
    71

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Tray notification:Yes
    Integrety level:Undefined
    Platform:64-bit
    Command line:"C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\utorrent\utorrent.exe" /minimized
    Owner:User
    Parent process:explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft Corporation)

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    uTorrent.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.01161427%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:0.00519324%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.00642103%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:1,344,229/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Context switches:13/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:3.63 MB
    1.16 MB
    wow64.dll
    Total CPU:0.00123211%
    Kernel CPU:0.00041038%
    User CPU:0.00082172%
    CPU cycles:49,996/sec
    Memory:252 KB

    Common loaded modules

    These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

    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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