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µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc (Signed)

Remove uTorrent.exe
MD5:   88155d3d23ca8a1dfb1f45ee3e4c8df8
SHA1:   3176d4803e93f04fb2a4882d78ee4117650b8a32
SHA256:   4733ee6718e8888331b6cfc61eeba4485dda993c4c59688f1c4a82556b67fa7a

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


File name:uTorrent.exe
Publisher:BitTorrent, Inc.
Product name:µTorrent
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe
File version:
Size:946.39 KB (969,104 bytes)
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
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
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BitTorrent Inc.
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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.
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Opera Software ASA
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Spotify AB
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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
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  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Total CPU:0.01048533%
    Kernel CPU:0.00445472%
    User CPU:0.00603061%
    Kernel CPU time:519,593,666 ms/min
    CPU cycles:3,008,243/sec
    Context switches:226/sec
    Private memory:36.78 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):52.1 MB
    Private (minimum):23.02 MB
    Non-paged memory:36.78 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:222.67 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):258.08 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:36.95 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):54.03 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:902,562/min
    I/O read transfer:8.29 MB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:284/sec
    I/O write transfer:4.05 MB/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:10/sec
    I/O other transfer:314.59 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:24,314/sec
    Resource allocations
    GUI GDI count:395
    GUI GDI peak:434
    GUI USER count:168
    GUI USER peak:205

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Medium
    Command lines:
    • "C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe" /minimized
    • "C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe"
    • "C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe" "C:\users\user\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\3h709i2u\catalina+-+fucked+by+our+dads.avi.torrent"
    • "C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe" "C:\users\gaiter\downloads\[]game.of.thrones.season.3.episode.1.s03e01.torrent"
    • "C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe" "C:\users\luis\saved games\[isohunt] aliens_colonial_marines-flt.torrent"
    • "C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe" "C:\users\chris\downloads\wadjda (2013) french dvdrip xvid adtrg [2461893].torrent"
    • "C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe" "magneC:?xt=urC:btiC:7c89b5c900a60f9a7bbc9b9c5d1762e49c1deaa5&dn=aiseesoft+total+video+converter+platinum+v6.3.18+including+crack&tr=udC://tracker.openbittorrent.coC:80&tr=udC://tracker.publicbt.coC:80&tr=udC://tracker.istole.iC:6969&tr=udC://tracker.ccc.dC:80"
    • (15 more)
    Parent processes:


    uTorrent.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.54173632%
    Kernel CPU:0.28649907%
    User CPU:0.25523724%
    CPU cycles:16,360,591/sec
    Context switches:33/sec
    Memory:5.45 MB
    1.16 MB
    msvcrt.dll (Windows NT CRT DLL by Microsoft)
    Total CPU:0.47076942%
    Kernel CPU:0.14572531%
    User CPU:0.32504411%
    CPU cycles:18,799,142/sec
    Memory:680 KB
    Total CPU:0.10292496%
    Kernel CPU:0.06095486%
    User CPU:0.04197010%
    CPU cycles:2,001,408/sec
    Memory:1.27 MB
    Total CPU:0.02592799%
    Kernel CPU:0.00658375%
    User CPU:0.01934424%
    CPU cycles:4,745,987/sec
    Memory:448 KB
    Total CPU:0.01563083%
    Kernel CPU:0.00846903%
    User CPU:0.00716180%
    CPU cycles:159,079/sec
    Memory:1.16 MB
    Total CPU:0.00389765%
    Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
    User CPU:0.00389765%
    CPU cycles:25,657/sec
    Memory:276 KB
    winhttp.dll (Windows HTTP Services by Microsoft)
    Total CPU:0.00386602%
    Kernel CPU:0.00273662%
    User CPU:0.00112940%
    CPU cycles:95,384/sec
    Memory:384 KB
    Total CPU:0.00335552%
    Kernel CPU:0.00143342%
    User CPU:0.00192209%
    CPU cycles:67,335/sec
    Memory:48 KB
    Total CPU:0.00264759%
    Kernel CPU:0.00222524%
    User CPU:0.00042235%
    CPU cycles:25,106/sec
    Memory:240 KB
    Total CPU:0.00028514%
    Kernel CPU:0.00007686%
    User CPU:0.00020828%
    CPU cycles:6,372/sec
    Memory:32 KB
    Total CPU:0.00020731%
    Kernel CPU:0.00016139%
    User CPU:0.00004592%
    CPU cycles:3,622/sec
    Memory:1.56 MB
    Total CPU:0.00014269%
    Kernel CPU:0.00011010%
    User CPU:0.00003259%
    CPU cycles:21,656/sec
    Memory:1.11 MB

    Common loaded modules

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

    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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