How to Remove “UTORRENT.EXE”

What is uTorrent.exe?

uTorrent.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as µTorrent. It is associated with µTorrent applicatoin developed by BitTorrent.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as uTorrent.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with uTorrent.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with uTorrent.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • uTorrent.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible uTorrent.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove uTorrent.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove uTorrent.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 October 2011 at 8:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 BitTorrent Inc. Executable 1650775d907a1c73
6a2c03175f185bdd
9b9d5a5f
d8c360c55a6d892b
9bc27577a036197f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.4.5.4137
2
3.4.5.4137
2
154.121.59.191/32 N/A
2 BitTorrent Inc. Executable 6568ef04fdf7b0e7
99396390bca24870
7616bf51
15ea02a70929f710
3b082983e85f73f8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.3.2.3018
0
3.3.2.3018
0
Canada N/A
3 BitTorrent Inc. Executable 0b6000adaefbddd6
5dd23f09721d8839
742b5ec2
706672c0dfba1e94
a04d39de5624295a
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 3.5.5.4531
1
3.5.5.4531
1
Ukraine N/A
4 BitTorrent Inc. Executable 083e7da9e1bf3839
ff12e880592417b7
17eb7cb6
7c9d0383c188a0fc
a995f255203a7070
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.5.5.4527
1
3.5.5.4527
1
103.78.19.11/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 December 2008 at 1:16 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 BitTorrent, Inc. Executable bb81f1681ee13a60
e06b99012fc470c3
59d68cc2
f273346a29252e3d
aff0e8339e9984cf
Yes 3.0.0.2522
0
3.0.0.2522
0
Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 9e96b34784952ca6
2ba962d404a64dfd
6aac4d23
204445b27f9f959d
6d755c08d59ec7f2
No N/A N/A Russian Federation
3 N/A Executable 10a650a0e988de3b
8b1362d88309e997
823077ca
f58a09008afee0fa
31e8fc17b9bf5a2e
No N/A N/A Ukraine
4 N/A Executable 0b9757cfaef3ab51
310ff844eac333e6
e986a0e5
0e2137502449143f
04133498b9621a2e
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
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