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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%
3.3.2.30260 0.51%
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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Relationships

Parent process
Related files

uTorrent.exe

µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc (Signed)

Remove uTorrent.exe
Version:   3.3.2.30092
MD5:   7740f9e24de3914aba0745516f677bea
SHA1:   5a4a89c033acb6bb65fa9278342763a6de44cfc9
SHA256:   ee0c3c51aa3ab37c014672331a310bed85b55918170c45a4be1158088705808b

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. This is typically installed with the program µTorrent published 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:3.3.2.30092
Size:1.11 MB (1,158,736 bytes)
Build date:9/6/2013 3:33 AM
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
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following program 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
Network connections
Access through an approved Windows firewall exception
  • [UDP] listens on port 50363

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.00384762%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00377067%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.00007695%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:12,106 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    CPU cycles:2,772,866/sec
    17,470,203/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:19.05 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):28.58 MB
    Private (minimum):26.28 MB
    Non-paged memory:19.05 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:218.29 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):237.58 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:28.69 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):30.45 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:31,538/min
    2,039/min
    I/O
    I/O read transfer:32.42 KB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:2/sec
    343/min
    I/O write transfer:34.38 KB/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:1/sec
    227/min
    I/O other transfer:3.94 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:300/sec
    1,671/min
    Resource allocations
    Threads:20
    12
    Handles:687
    600
    GUI GDI count:409
    103
    GUI GDI peak:460
    142
    GUI USER count:169
    49
    GUI USER peak:237
    71

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Medium
    Platform:32-bit
    Command line:"C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\utorrent\utorrent.exe"
    Owner:User
    Parent process:explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft Corporation)

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    uTorrent.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.04117633%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:0.02607118%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.01510516%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:1,896,359/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Context switches:17/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:2.84 MB
    1.16 MB
    ole32.dll
    Total CPU:0.00239982%
    Kernel CPU:0.00095993%
    User CPU:0.00143989%
    CPU cycles:66,925/sec
    Memory:1.36 MB
    SSDPAPI.dll
    Total CPU:0.00024005%
    Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
    User CPU:0.00024005%
    CPU cycles:86/sec
    Memory:52 KB

    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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