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What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,608
United States Rank #13,022
Reach 0.0901%
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.98 days
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Average installed length: 185.64 days


VersionDistribution 42.44% 51.03% 6.53%

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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The most common release is, 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-bho.dll (e95be1d11d60440fd106f541819a1ec2) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL AdWare/Win32.Lyckriks
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.Lyckriks.aX
Jiangmin KV140213 AdWare/Lyckriks.ff
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Lyckriks.mk.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2014.02.13.10 PUP.Optional.TornTV.A
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.44 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H07AM14
Vba32 AntiVirus 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)
Bundled relationships

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 herdProtect.
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
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
  • Torntv V6.0-chromeinstaller.exe
  • Torntv V6.0-codedownloader.exe
  • Torntv V6.0-enabler.exe
  • Torntv V6.0-firefoxinstaller.exe
  • 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-chromeinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Torntv V6.0-chromeinstaller.
  • Torntv V6.0-codedownloader.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Torntv V6.0-codedownloader.
  • Torntv V6.0-firefoxinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Torntv V6.0-firefoxinstaller.
  • Torntv V6.0-enabler.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Torntv V6.0-enabler.
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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Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.11%
Windows 8 30.58%
Windows XP 7.56%
Windows Vista 2.41%
Windows Server 2003 0.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.90%
Windows 7 Professional 10.65%
Windows 8 8.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.90%
Windows 8.1 7.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 17.46%
  India 7.59%
  Italy 7.21%
  Australia 4.17%
  Netherlands 3.42%
  Canada 2.66%
  Czech Republic 2.66%
  Belgium 2.47%
  DZ 2.47%
  Egypt 2.47%
  Brazil 2.28%
  Israel 2.28%
  United Kingdom 2.09%
  MA 2.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.58%
Acer 17.29%
Dell 13.53%
ASUS 9.52%
Toshiba 7.77%
Samsung 5.01%
Lenovo 3.51%
American Megatrends 2.26%
Intel 2.01%
Sony 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.16%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.59%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.59%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.06%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.55%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.04%


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