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How to remove the torrent virus


Most antivirus programs identify torrent.exe as malware, for example TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_RANSOM.MJSM or TROJ_Generic, and Microsoft identifies it as Trojan:Win32/Ransom.DB or Trojan:Win32/Ircbrute.
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Torrent.exe file information

The torrent.exe process does provide any valid information about its producer.

Description: torrent.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. The file size on Windows 7/XP is 1,221,632 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/torrent.exe.html 
There is no file information. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Torrent.exe is not a Windows system file. Torrent.exe is able to hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 70% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

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If torrent.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 100% dangerous. The file size is 453,442 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no file information. User opinion: dangerous The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Torrent.exe is not a Windows core file. torrent.exe seems to be a compressed file.

If torrent.exe is located in C:\, the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 5,641 bytes. There is no file information. The program is not visible. Torrent.exe is not a Windows system file. torrent.exe seems to be a compressed file.

If torrent.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 64% dangerous. The file size is 102,400 bytes.

Important: You should check the torrent.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.



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User Comments

m torrent
   
Seems like a malware
  John   (further information)
ist Virus "Trojan.ZbotR.Gen" und verursacht Fehlermeldung (siehe Link)
  Sascha   (further information)
Sofern Schwarzer Bildschirm mit Meldung und Taskmanager ebenfalls blockiert: Malware!
  Bernd Pfeiffer  
Dabei handelt es sich um eine Form des 50€ Trojaners, die EXE muss man löschen und den Registry Eintrag entfernen.
  Michael  
This is Malware!! Trojan.Generic.7247850 (Engine A); Bitdefender detects it
  Joe  
Ist trojaner
  Tokka   (further information)
Scareware
   

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of torrent.exe: based on 10 votes with 8 reviews.
One user thinks torrent.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user suspects danger. 7 users think torrent.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.


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