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µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc (Signed)

Remove uTorrent.exe
MD5:   bb7245420097b251d1271f5b6f0c9f02
SHA1:   95a1ca1648cf4c1475b726aa62ebc13e9a8d55f7
SHA256:   22f580cd6e30c0a07fbc39de4ca770fc28480ecd168698e354b42b4b9f4633b7


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..


File name:utorrent.exe
Publisher:BitTorrent Inc.
Product name:µTorrent
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe
File version:
Size:783.34 KB (802,136 bytes)
Build date:5/1/2013 1:51 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
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  • [UDP] listens on port 50984
  • [UDP] listens on port 59548
  • [UDP] listens on port 62572
  • [UDP] listens on port 61280
  • [UDP] listens on port 1057
  • [UDP] listens on port 57881
  • [UDP] listens on port 1041

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Total CPU:0.00583127%
    Kernel CPU:0.00317822%
    User CPU:0.00265306%
    Kernel CPU time:2,169,671,420 ms/min
    CPU cycles:3,211,964/sec
    Context switches:168/sec
    Private memory:29.04 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):43.6 MB
    Private (minimum):20.58 MB
    Non-paged memory:29.04 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:269.17 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):295.09 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:32.28 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):45.12 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:3,423,332/min
    I/O read transfer:969 KB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:21/sec
    I/O write transfer:908.01 KB/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:5/sec
    I/O other transfer:30.95 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:1,012/sec
    Resource allocations
    GUI GDI count:300
    GUI GDI peak:364
    GUI USER count:136
    GUI USER peak:179

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Medium
    Command lines:
    • "C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe" /minimized
    • "C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe"
    • "C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\utorrent\utorrent.exe" /minimized
    • "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\utorrent\utorrent.exe"
    • "C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\utorrent\utorrent.exe"
    • "C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\utorrent\utorrent.exe" C:\users\user\appdata\local\temp\world_war_z_2013_1080p_bluray_x264_yify_mp4.torrent
    • "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\utorrent\utorrent.exe" /minimized
    • (11 more)
    Parent process:explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft Corporation)


    uTorrent.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.06950934%
    Kernel CPU:0.04016808%
    User CPU:0.02934126%
    CPU cycles:2,281,808/sec
    Context switches:7/sec
    Memory:2.31 MB
    1.16 MB
    Total CPU:0.00696858%
    Kernel CPU:0.00681565%
    User CPU:0.00015293%
    CPU cycles:117,324/sec
    Memory:360 KB
    Total CPU:0.00264550%
    Kernel CPU:0.00176367%
    User CPU:0.00088183%
    CPU cycles:97,251/sec
    Context switches:3/sec
    Memory:240 KB
    Total CPU:0.00263044%
    Kernel CPU:0.00001340%
    User CPU:0.00261704%
    CPU cycles:60,106/sec
    Memory:1.66 MB
    wow64.dll (Win32 Emulation on NT64 by Microsoft)
    Total CPU:0.00048436%
    Kernel CPU:0.00021019%
    User CPU:0.00027416%
    CPU cycles:14,980/sec
    Memory:252 KB
    Total CPU:0.00014242%
    Kernel CPU:0.00005179%
    User CPU:0.00009063%
    CPU cycles:5,058/sec
    Memory:1.36 MB
    Total CPU:0.00001295%
    Kernel CPU:0.00000647%
    User CPU:0.00000647%
    CPU cycles:253/sec
    Memory:1.56 MB
    Total CPU:0.00000647%
    Kernel CPU:0.00000647%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:248/sec
    Memory:52 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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