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.

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  1. Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.
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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: 12 April 2017 at 11:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 BitTorrent Inc. Executable fce24fa52fe465cd
7898fe1c70617c26
40d7c1bf
2e549583cd9c5064
cb1c7def1522d456
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.10.3.443
59
7.10.3.443
59
United States N/A
2 BitTorrent Inc. Executable b6568ebdcb1f864c
174da17751e97ab9
823f433d
8c1783e5c53694e9
eb292ca71425b269
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.10.3.443
59
7.10.3.443
59
196.171.59.27/32 N/A
3 BitTorrent Inc. Executable cbf20c25f34083a4
d073bd60d0b7604e
f868bb67
b94ac6e1c9ba3d8a
6febe3a229f0d2ae
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.9.5.4182
2
7.9.5.4182
2
United States N/A
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 January 2012 at 4:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 BitTorrent Inc. Executable 36243827ea825afe
1e9a1365c847308c
8841899a
05cd73e4b4ad36b1
2648e452f886e571
Yes 7.10.3.444
29
7.10.3.444
29
10.108.51.216/32
2 BitTorrent Inc. Executable b4164e50ef5897ca
008af2d2a930714b
03d14559
180a1ba0762f50c1
f5f8477adb9fe5ee
No 7.9.9.4260
7
7.9.9.4260
7
United States
3 BitTorrent Inc. Executable 3741e9f4dd9ca141
1c7f7efc5597f4a5
75dc1993
cebe30bd999d830c
15627cc7a68db8dd
No 7.10.0.435
81
7.10.0.435
81
United States
4 BitTorrent Inc. Executable dbb2cf6ac35886a3
0e4e84f5a2157319
3a5c7b22
8fe478638e87f790
ef1bbe01bd60d22c
Yes 7.9.5.4137
3
7.9.5.4137
3
United States
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  • 32 items per page
 
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