utorrent.exe is a program which is most likely legit. So, if utorrent.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against threats.
Normally, this application is located in C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 0cedaadb83a4d929c0fca54b8eb240a0.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is good.
This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.
This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the full power of modern PC chips. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the exe is µTorrent.
File version stored as a property 22.214.171.124085.
Author BitTorrent Inc..
Legal copyright notice ©2016 BitTorrent, Inc. All Rights Reserved..
utorrent.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't operate in a kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to the user.
The code of this executable appears to be compressed or obfuscated so it can not be easily evaluated by an expert.
utorrent.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to utorrent.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: BitTorrent Inc
Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA
This program starts at your PC's startup. Yes
This executable does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.