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Should I remove Torrent Privacy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,971
United States Rank #28,854
Reach 0.0034%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.57 days
370.89 days >
Average installed length: 194.87 days


4.0.21 1.49%
4.0.20 1.49%
4.0.17 2.99%
4.0.16 1.49%
4.0.14 31.34%
4.0.12 7.46%
4.0.10 11.94%
4.0.9 5.97%
4.0.8 14.93%
4.0.6 11.94%
4.0.4 1.49%
4.0.3 5.97%
1.0.5 1.49%

Other programs by TorrentPrivacy

Torrent Privacy


Torrent Privacy is a program developed by TorrentPrivacy. The most used version is 4.0.14, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 main program executable is connectionmanager.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 11.99 MB (12,575,990 bytes). updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 59% of users of Torrent Privacy come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Torrent Privacy\
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\msiexec.exe /i {DD9FF640-65FA-441B-BAEF-A89C8DC9B432}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.99 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Torrent Privacy

Program executable:connectionmanager.exe
Name:TorrentPrivacy Connection Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\torrent privacy\connectionmanager.exe
Additional files:
  • tpdownloader.exe - TorrentPrivacy built-in torrent client
  • updater.exe - Torrent Privacy (updater 4.0.20 © TorrentPrivacy, Inc, 2016)
  • BittorrentAnonymizer.exe - TorrentPrivacy
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libexpat.dll
  • log4cplusU.dll
  • RouteUpdate.exe
  • VPNUpdate.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • BittorrentAnonymizer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D90FDB6C-8000-4BC5-97DD-8065465B23E5}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • BittorrentAnonymizer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'BittorrentAnonymizer.exe' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Torrent Privacy\BittorrentAnonymizer.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BittorrentAnonymizer.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BittorrentAnonymizer.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Torrent Privacy\BittorrentAnonymizer.exe".
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • updater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Torrent Privacy\updater.exe'.
  • tpdownloader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Torrent Privacy\tpdownloader.exe'.
  • BittorrentAnonymizer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Torrent Privacy\BittorrentAnonymizer.exe'.

How do I remove Torrent Privacy?

You can uninstall Torrent Privacy 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Torrent Privacy, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Torrent Privacy.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.67%
Windows 10 31.34%
Windows Vista 1.49%
Windows XP 1.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.40%
Windows 8.1 13.43%
Windows 7 Professional 10.45%
Windows 10 Pro 4.48%
Windows 8 Pro 4.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.04%
  United Kingdom 10.84%
  Canada 4.82%
  Netherlands 3.61%
  Austria 2.41%
  Belgium 2.41%
  France 2.41%
  Australia 1.20%
  ET 1.20%
  Norway 1.20%
  Slovakia 1.20%
  Switzerland 1.20%
  Czech Republic 1.20%
  Germany 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 21.15%
Dell 17.31%
ASUS 9.62%
Lenovo 7.69%
Sony 3.85%
Samsung 3.85%
American Megatrends 1.92%
Medion 1.92%
Toshiba 1.92%
Common models
Dell Inspiron One 2320 5.66%
Acer Aspire E1-571 3.77%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.77%
Acer Aspire 5750Z 3.77%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 1.89%
LENOVO 24382KU 1.89%


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