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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

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Description:

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

Other information:

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