How to Remove “BitTorrent.exe”

What is BitTorrent.exe?


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

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • BitTorrent.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 BitTorrent.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 BitTorrent.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

  1. Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.
  2. Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply
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  6. Step 6: Proceed with the quick virus scan that automatically begins after the update.
  7. Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
  8. Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove BitTorrent.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 October 2010 at 7:02 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 BitTorrent Inc. Executable e697ad16b0719687
58e10cfb4bf1edbe
948040c2
19f699abe6326e89
9e4fdce24afca0c6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.10.0.440
91
7.10.0.440
91
Tunisia N/A
2 BitTorrent Inc. Executable 27b7571533c15d74
eef7ccee37493423
a1266aec
a5b02a3faee76f7b
588d896f5120ee65
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.10.3.443
59
7.10.3.443
59
Europe N/A
3 BitTorrent Inc. Executable 734008366f0cf5c9
7a0b495441e94daf
a9324838
8a69356ffa975cad
1a81e8af5ce66df2
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No 7.9.5.4182
2
7.9.5.4182
2
Denmark N/A
4 BitTorrent Inc. Executable 4c152695ee74ed4f
ea9531d095c5fc22
115d0cfc
ec0822405323a15c
a44fbc8e0c92f11d
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
Yes 7.9.2.3661
8
7.9.2.3661
8
Zambia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 December 2009 at 12:54 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 BitTorrent, Inc. Executable f4a6d9afc08544bd
78064dbdc72b8cd4
9a7a72aa
31f88e347bd95563
7ee05fa5c55b440c
Yes 7.2.0.2358
8
7.2.0.2358
8
Czech Republic
2 BitTorrent, Inc. Executable 090d59e64f4ae241
9074144ad6a54fe6
6fd1cfec
86ba254a9bf37a7c
d1b939c4f73aa476
Yes 7.2.1.2520
2
7.2.1.2520
2
United States
3 BitTorrent Inc. Executable b4164e50ef5897ca
008af2d2a930714b
03d14559
180a1ba0762f50c1
f5f8477adb9fe5ee
No 7.9.9.4260
7
7.9.9.4260
7
United States
4 BitTorrent, Inc. Executable d1e984560ad9d887
85679e5cb10d2f76
520d28d8
97640b78cf9e7b87
c7e562efd89930fa
Yes 7.2.1.2554
8
7.2.1.2554
8
Poland
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