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A way to uninstall BitTorrent from your computer

You can find below detailed information on how to remove BitTorrent for Windows. It is developed by BitTorrent Inc.. You can find out more on BitTorrent Inc. or check for application updates here. Please follow if you want to read more on BitTorrent on BitTorrent Inc.'s page. BitTorrent is typically set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\BitTorrent directory, subject to the user's decision. C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\BitTorrent\BitTorrent.exe is the full command line if you want to remove BitTorrent. The application's main executable file occupies 1.07 MB (1119568 bytes) on disk and is titled BitTorrent.exe.

The following executable files are incorporated in BitTorrent. They take 1.07 MB (1119568 bytes) on disk.

  • BitTorrent.exe (1.07 MB)

The information on this page is only about version of BitTorrent. You can find here a few links to other BitTorrent versions: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling BitTorrent we suggest you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall BitTorrent:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\BitTorrent

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\MSEGL90J\BitTorrent.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Low\Content.IE5\L1R68S9T\bittorrent-free[2].htm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Low\Content.IE5\L1R68S9T\bittorrent-pro[1].htm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\HYDF9B6.tmp.1445573050\HTA\images\main_bittorrent.ico

Frequently the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.btinstall
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.btsearch

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.btapp\BitTorrent\DefaultIcon
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.btapp\BitTorrent\shell\open\command
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.btinstall\BitTorrent\DefaultIcon
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.btinstall\BitTorrent\shell\open\command

A way to erase BitTorrent using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

BitTorrent is a program offered by the software company BitTorrent Inc.. Sometimes, computer users decide to erase this program. This can be easier said than done because removing this by hand requires some experience related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK solution to erase BitTorrent is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find BitTorrent or simply activate the Search feature and type in "BitTorrent". The BitTorrent application will be found automatically. After you select BitTorrent in the list of programs, some data about the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about BitTorrent, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for BitTorrent:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\BitTorrent\BitTorrent.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove BitTorrent.
Uninstall BitTorrent

8. After removing BitTorrent, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of BitTorrent which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling BitTorrent with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove BitTorrent by BitTorrent Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that BitTorrent by BitTorrent Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove BitTorrent in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-05 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-05 14:39:29.090