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Startup program entry details:

BitTorrent (bittorrent.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

Not required or not recommended - typically infrequently used tasks that can be started manually if necessary

For further information on how to identify and disable startup programs please visit the Introduction page.


BitTorrent file sharing client - from BitTorrent, Inc. For more information about the protocol see here. As BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing client used to distribute large amounts of data between multiple users make sure you have good, up-to-date virus protection and check any downloads. Version 6.1 of BitTorrent is displayed as µTorrent in both Vista MSConfig & Windows Defender

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

Windows 8.* Task Manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC → Startup)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [BitTorrent] "C:\Users\Nigel\AppData\Roaming\BitTorrent\BitTorrent.exe" /MINIMIZED
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [BitTorrent] "C:\Program Files\BitTorrent\bittorrent.exe" --force_start_minimized
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [BitTorrent] "C:\Program Files\BitTorrent\bittorrent.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [BitTorrent] "C:\Archivos de programa\BitTorrent\bittorrent.exe" --force_start_minimized
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [BitTorrent] "C:\Programmi\BitTorrent\bittorrent.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [BitTorrent] "C:\Programmer\BitTorrent\bittorrent.exe" --force_start_minimized

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