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45% of PCs block this file from running.
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µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc (Signed)

Remove uTorrent.exe
MD5:   ad039bd721859550f23064d42e7dda44
SHA1:   d2408c8a09a2bd9704af39f818ec7ac9e9cca46e
SHA256:   918812f078d796adfe12a67ca802e9da9d5fd48629a69e479009b9babc099175


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., µTorrent from BitTorrent Inc. and µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc.. Note, some antivirus scanners have flagged this file, however it is not necessarily considered malware (see below for details).


File name:utorrent.exe
Publisher:BitTorrent Inc.
Product name:µTorrent
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe
File version:
Size:1020.58 KB (1,045,072 bytes)
Build date:5/11/2013 5:10 AM
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++
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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
  • [TCP] (
  • [TCP] (
  • [TCP] (
  • [UDP] listens on port 61288
  • [UDP] listens on port 51589
  • [UDP] listens on port 60375
  • [UDP] listens on port 52797
  • [UDP] listens on port 54314

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Total CPU:0.01179836%
    Kernel CPU:0.00394997%
    User CPU:0.00784839%
    Kernel CPU time:2,105,142,253 ms/min
    CPU cycles:17,431,715/sec
    Context switches:168/sec
    Private memory:20.53 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):35.06 MB
    Private (minimum):17.16 MB
    Non-paged memory:20.53 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:239.5 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):269.08 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:28.61 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):37.16 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:1,229,039/min
    I/O read transfer:6.85 MB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:70/sec
    I/O write transfer:19.78 KB/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:1/sec
    I/O other transfer:19.71 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:969/sec
    Resource allocations
    GUI GDI count:310
    GUI GDI peak:337
    GUI USER count:135
    GUI USER peak:157

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Medium
    Command lines:
    • "C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\utorrent\utorrent.exe" /minimized
    • "C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe"
    Parent process:explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft Corporation)

    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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