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 e1ca0d9997ee9260
2080d350cf9f5f34
0e522703
0ee01049276bb143
9b7d17d6815042fe
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 3.5.5.4523
1
3.5.5.4523
1
Ukraine N/A
2 BitTorrent Inc. Executable a656afeca94898ae
7510cde41f92474a
8e77d0f7
e81707b793daf089
d045af085aba21a9
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 3.5.5.4531
1
3.5.5.4531
1
Ukraine N/A
3 BitTorrent Inc. Executable 84e3ab2d2563bdc1
e5c48c4fa984d77e
fa09a2a8
da78b7e55ba149e0
934db8caf2c3cd4c
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 3.5.5.4527
1
3.5.5.4527
1
Ukraine N/A
4 BitTorrent Inc. Executable 1396d4414a884e35
c396b36471f5c856
b5150f4e
f69839e4e13eae62
84189e7cf055eb8c
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 3.5.5.4531
1
3.5.5.4531
1
Ukraine 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 01ef5006f81f3534
1f1eae6959626d74
8458963f
33d020815b6a4b63
8b4df180904c3e59
No N/A N/A Hungary
4 N/A Executable 10a650a0e988de3b
8b1362d88309e997
823077ca
f58a09008afee0fa
31e8fc17b9bf5a2e
No N/A N/A Ukraine
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