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

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3.4.2.31927 0.51%
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uTorrent.exe

µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc (Signed)

Remove uTorrent.exe
Version:   3.3.1.29938
MD5:   cbda3387f2c88fbceff02934458e88c0
SHA1:   40557661c95d76aea208edb26230d12ae7849887
SHA256:   bdc42bc078c6c50d681c76d1ee20226bd09ba2e8f153177a1c3bba3f736c9535

Overview

utorrent.exe executes as a process with the local user's privileges. 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.. 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:3.3.1.29938
Size:1.08 MB (1,129,552 bytes)
Build date:7/15/2013 2:03 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
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

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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