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Should I remove Torntv?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,030
United States Rank #15,052
Reach 0.0608%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.35 days
511.69 days >
Average installed length: 268.85 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.34.1.21 42.88%
1.31.153.0 50.47%
1.30.153.0 6.65%

Torntv V6.0

What is Torntv?

The software uses the Installdaddy install manager which is designed to co-bundle additional offers which include toolbars, web browser extensions as well as various potentially unwanted applications. Installdaddy is a software network that enables software developers to distribute their software and earn money in the process.

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Overview

The most common release is 1.31.153.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named utils.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 2.14 MB (2,248,856 bytes). The installed file Torntv V6.0-updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

This browser extension utilizes Crossrider framework, a cross-browser toolbar/plugin platform used to develop, deploy and monetize web browser toolbars for Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. Crossrider extension provide monetization options, mostly potentially unwanted apps, for toolbars including coupons, search assistant (home page and search hijacking) and in-text contextual advertising. Many adware programs (defined by a number of anti-virus vendors) are built using Crossrider as it provides a quick an easy way to deploy ad-supported features that will assist in browser search hijacking.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Uses the Crossrider toolbar framework
  • During install it may hijack/modify the browser's homepage and search provider
  • Runs disconnected from the browser as a background process
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Torntv.
Torntv V6.0-codedownloader.exe (1b1ac33e2ff73f370ce2e1a97241109a) has been flagged by the following 27 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AegisLab 1.5 W32.Sality
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Toolbar.CrossRider
avast! 2014.9-141120 Win32:Crossrider-AH [PUP]
AVG 2015.0.3285 Generic5
Avira 7.11.179.182 Adware/CrossRider.paf
AVware 1.5.0.21 Crossrider (fs)
Baidu-International 4.0.3.141120 Adware.Win32.Lyrics.71
Comodo Security 19854 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0324 Trojan.Crossrider.950
ESET-NOD32 8.10588 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.T
Fortinet FortiGate 11/20/2014 Riskware/Toolbar_CrossRider
F-Prot v6.4.7.1.166 W32/A-f837d5f1
G Data 14.11.24 Win32.Adware.Crossrider
K7 AntiVirus 13.184.13727 Trojan
K7GW 13.184.13727 Trojan ( 00494ca01 )
Malwarebytes v2014.11.20.09 PUP.Optional.TornTV.A
McAfee 5600.6941 Artemis!1B1AC33E2FF7
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 BehavesLike.Win32.AdwareCross.hh
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.2.62671 Trojan.Win32.Crossrider.cvxsxs
Norman 10.20141120 Troj_Generic.TANJS
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.Adware.4b8
Sophos 4.98 AppRider
Symantec 11/20/2014 rev. 5 Adware.Crossid
Trend Micro 10.465.20 ADW_CROSSRIDER
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.324 ADW_CROSSRIDER
VIPRE Antivirus 34088 Crossrider (fs)
Zillya 2.0.0.1960 Adware.Lyckriks.Win32.571
Torntv V6.0-updater.exe (ae7662ed9592035062abf7a988ae52ee) has been flagged by the following 26 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Adware.Generic.1028857
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Adware-BMQ [PUP]
AVG 15.0.0.4189 Generic_r.HJ
Avira 7.11.184.10 Adware/CrossRider.A.3939
AVware 1.5.0.21 Crossrider (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 PUA.Win32.CrossRider.bK
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.Generic.1028857
Clam AntiVirus 0.98.4.0 Win.Adware.993271
Comodo Security 20047 ApplicUnwnt
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.600 Adware.Generic.1028857 (B)
ESET-NOD32 10703 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.K
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/A-eb9ef301!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Generic.1028857
G Data 24 Adware.Generic.1028857
K7 AntiVirus 9.185.13965 Trojan ( 0048e2021 )
K7GW 9.185.13965 Trojan ( 0048e2021 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.TornTV.A
McAfee 6.0.5.614 Artemis!AE7662ED9592
McAfee-GW-Edition v2014.2 BehavesLike.Win32.AdwareCross.fh
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.Generic.1028857
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.6.62995 Trojan.Win32.Solimba.dbgeoy
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.1 Trj/Genetic.gen
Sophos 4.98.0 AppRider
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H09JD14
VIPRE Antivirus 34690 Crossrider (fs)
Zillya 2.0.0.1980 Downloader.Solimba.Win32.8
Torntv V6.0-firefoxinstaller.exe (33ac18797f30d9dc87fd318d4f680108) has been flagged by the following 24 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AegisLab 1.5 W32.Sality
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.CrossRider!
AVG 14.0.0.4040 Generic5.ANDB
Avira 7.11.179.182 Adware/CrossRider.pad
AVware 1.5.0.21 Crossrider (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Lyrics.71
Comodo Security 19854 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web 7.0.10.8210 Trojan.Crossrider.950
ESET-NOD32 10588 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.Y
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.152.0 Riskware/Toolbar_CrossRider
G Data 24 Win32.Application.Crossrider.U
K7 AntiVirus 9.184.13727 Trojan ( 004958cc1 )
K7GW 9.184.13727 Trojan ( 004958cc1 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.TornTV.A
McAfee 6.0.5.614 Artemis!33AC18797F30
McAfee-GW-Edition v2014.2 BehavesLike.Win32.AdwareCross.dh
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.2.62671 Trojan.Win32.Crossrider.cvxobz
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.Adware.b00
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA NN
Symantec 20141.1.0.330 Adware.Crossid
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_CROSSRIDER
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_CROSSRIDER
VIPRE Antivirus 34088 Crossrider (fs)
Zillya 2.0.0.1960 Backdoor.PePatch.Win32.43658
Torntv V6.0-enabler.exe (7ffcbdcf0965c02b21db06c2c5db9d34) has been flagged by the following 21 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.165.132 Adware/CrossRider.pae
AVG 14.0.0.3986 Generic5.ANLT
AVware 1.5.0.16 Crossrider (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.CrossRider.40
Comodo Security 19103 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web 7.0.9.4080 Trojan.Crossrider.7196
ESET-NOD32 10213 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.W
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.152.0 Riskware/Toolbar_CrossRider
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/A-eb9ef301!Eldorado
K7 AntiVirus 9.182.12966 Trojan ( 004956051 )
K7GW 9.182.12966 Trojan ( 004956051 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.TornTV.A
McAfee 6.0.4.564 RDN/Generic PUP.x!btk
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013.2 RDN/Generic PUP.x!btk
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.2.61349 Trojan.Win32.Crossrider.cypocb
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.Adware.36d
Sophos 4.98.0 AppRider
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.Crossid
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_CROSSRIDER
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_CROSSRIDER
VIPRE Antivirus 31978 Crossrider (fs)
Torntv V6.0-chromeinstaller.exe (98a5082aec6daf3f389972d1118d170b) has been flagged by the following 20 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AegisLab 1.5 W32.Sality
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.CrossRider!
AVG 14.0.0.4037 Generic5.ANLS
Avira 7.11.176.134 ADWARE/CrossRider.Gen2
AVware 1.5.0.16 Crossrider (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Lyrics.71
Comodo Security 19697 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web 7.0.10.8210 Trojan.Crossrider.7421
ESET-NOD32 10507 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.Y
G Data 24 Win32.Adware.Crossrider.N
K7 AntiVirus 9.183.13550 Trojan ( 004958cc1 )
K7GW 9.183.13550 Trojan ( 004958cc1 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.TornTV.A
McAfee 6.0.5.614 Artemis!98A5082AEC6D
McAfee-GW-Edition v2014.2 BehavesLike.Win32.AdwareCross.dh
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.2.62440 Trojan.Win32.Crossrider.cxrnva
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Trj/OCJ.E
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_CROSSID
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_CROSSID
VIPRE Antivirus 33634 Crossrider (fs)
Torntv V6.0-bho.dll (e95be1d11d60440fd106f541819a1ec2) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.Lyckriks
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Lyckriks.aX
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Lyckriks.ff
Kaspersky 12.0.0.1221 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.mk
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Lyckriks.mk.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.TornTV.A
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H07AM14
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 25838 Crossrider (fs)
Torntv V6.0-bho64.dll (9471d24a3264af7914c48628fec9ffaf) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.TornTV.A
VIPRE Antivirus 24638 Crossrider (fs)
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: installdaddy
URL: www.installdaddy.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\torntv v6.0
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Torntv V6.0\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 2.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Torntv V6.0

Program executable:utils.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\torntv v6.0\utils.exe
MD5:b0d3c8eeff106e2726653fbf890ce219
Additional files:
  • Torntv V6.0-bg.exe - Torntv V6.0 (Torntv V6.0 exe)
  • (Malware detected) Torntv V6.0-bho.dll - Torntv V6.0 BHO
  • Torntv V6.0-bho64.dll
  • Torntv V6.0-buttonutil.exe
  • Torntv V6.0-buttonutil64.exe
  • (Malware detected) Torntv V6.0-chromeinstaller.exe
  • (Malware detected) Torntv V6.0-codedownloader.exe
  • (Malware detected) Torntv V6.0-enabler.exe
  • (Malware detected) Torntv V6.0-firefoxinstaller.exe
  • (Malware detected) Torntv V6.0-updater.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • Torntv V6.0-bho64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Torntv V6.0' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411591160} (CrossriderApp0045960).
  • Torntv V6.0-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Torntv V6.0' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411591160} (CrossriderApp0045960).
5 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • Torntv V6.0-updater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Torntv V6.0-updater.
  • Torntv V6.0-enabler.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Torntv V6.0-enabler.
  • Torntv V6.0-codedownloader.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Torntv V6.0-codedownloader.
  • Torntv V6.0-chromeinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Torntv V6.0-chromeinstaller.
  • Torntv V6.0-firefoxinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Torntv V6.0-firefoxinstaller.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Torntv V6.0-updater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Torntv V6.0\Torntv V6.0-updater.exe'.
  • Torntv V6.0-firefoxinstaller.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Torntv V6.0\Torntv V6.0-firefoxinstaller.exe'.
  • Torntv V6.0-enabler.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Torntv V6.0\Torntv V6.0-enabler.exe'.
  • Torntv V6.0-chromeinstaller.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Torntv V6.0\Torntv V6.0-chromeinstaller.exe'.

How do I remove Torntv?

Quickly and completely remove Torntv V6.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Torntv from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Torntv V6.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Torntv.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Torntv V6.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.34%
Windows 8 30.06%
Windows XP 7.59%
Windows Vista 2.69%
Windows Server 2003 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.24%
Windows 7 Professional 10.81%
Windows 8.1 8.43%
Windows 8 8.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.84%
  India 7.99%
  Italy 6.77%
  Australia 3.99%
  Netherlands 3.30%
  United Kingdom 2.78%
  Canada 2.60%
  Czech Republic 2.60%
  Egypt 2.43%
  Belgium 2.26%
  Brazil 2.26%
  DZ 2.26%
  Israel 2.08%
  MA 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.64%
Acer 16.63%
Dell 13.63%
ASUS 9.47%
Toshiba 8.08%
GIGABYTE 6.70%
Samsung 4.85%
Lenovo 3.93%
Intel 2.31%
American Megatrends 2.08%
Sony 0.69%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.80%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.37%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.88%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.41%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.44%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.95%

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