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What is torch.exe?

Part of Torch by Torch Media

What is it?

Torch is a browser based on Chromium for Windows. It specializes in media downloading and has built-in media features, including a torrent engine, video grabber and sharing button.
Description of torch.exe from Torch Media
Torch is a free and unique software that offers you powerful browsing together with built-in media downloading and sharing features. Torch Browser is based on the Chromium technology platform, giving it fast browsing capabilities. With Torch, you can share sites you like, download torrents, accelerate downloads and grab online media - all directly from the browser. Everything you need is a just click away with Torch, so you don't have to use or download additional programs and tools.
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How does torch.exe run?

Process - torch.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does torch.exe start?

Shell open command - torch.exe is typically associtated with identifier name of ftp with and identifier of "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\ Torch\Application\torch.exe" -- "%1". A Shell Open Command allows for an association of a file extension and a program. This association allows an application to be run when the icon or a context menu item is clicked upon in the Windows Explorer window.
Scheduled task - torch.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '{8C4A389E-EADC-4147-BE18-4601BB193E3A}' and is triggered by the Registration action. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.

Community

What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the torch.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of torch.exe users, 25.0% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe

Are there other versions of Torch?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Enterprise (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: torch.exe
Publisher: Torch Media Inc. (verified)
Name: Torch
Description: Torch
Version: 25.0.0.4626
Size: 1.31 MB
Original file name: chrome.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Torch Media Inc.
Certificate authority: Thawte
Effective date: 6/25/2012
Expiration date: 6/26/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0732225993%
Privileged CPU: 0.0432878796%
User CPU: 0.02993471976662%
Memory utilization averages
Min working set memory: 0 Bytes

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Child Processes
Process Commands
"C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Torch\Application\torch.exe" --type=ppapi --channel="7016.13.1702852245\417740982" --lang=en-US --ignored=" --type=renderer " /prefetcC:13
"C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Torch\Application\torch.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-US --force-fieldtrials=ForceCompositingMode/thread/InfiniteCache/No/UMA-New-Install-Uniformity-Trial/Control/UMA-Session-Randomized-Uniformity-Trial-5-Percent/group_14/UMA-Uniformity-Trial-1-Percent/group_99/UMA-Uniformity-Trial-10-Percent/group_02/UMA-Uniformity-Trial-20-Percent/group_01/UMA-Uniformity-Trial-5-Percent/default/UMA-Uniformity-Trial-50-Percent/group_01/ --extension-process --renderer-print-previ
"C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Torch\Application\torch.exe" --type=plugin --plugin-path="C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Torch\User Data\Default\Extensions\gimjmfipknpppbpmkdenjjpfhobiiojk\1.1.0.4587_0\plugin/TorchPlugin.dll" --lang=en-US --channel="7016.8.526853634\213899357" /prefetcC:4
"C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Torch\Application\torch.exe"
"C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Torch\Application\torch.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-US --force-fieldtrials=ForceCompositingMode/thread/InfiniteCache/No/UMA-New-Install-Uniformity-Trial/Control/UMA-Session-Randomized-Uniformity-Trial-5-Percent/group_14/UMA-Uniformity-Trial-1-Percent/group_99/UMA-Uniformity-Trial-10-Percent/group_02/UMA-Uniformity-Trial-20-Percent/group_01/UMA-Uniformity-Trial-5-Percent/default/UMA-Uniformity-Trial-50-Percent/group_01/ --renderer-print-preview --enable-threaded

Shell open command details

Name: mailto
Command: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Torch\Application\torch.exe" -- "%1"

Scheduled task details

CLSID: {8C4A389E-EADC-4147-BE18-4601BB193E3A}
Command: \{8C4A389E-EADC-4147-BE18-4601BB193E3A}

Image hashes

MD5: e2f568fd2c253dc4d8fd2f5eb33d38b6
SHA-1: 2dfe109b3d650a48fae9101f6dcfce1ada71a51e

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
Import Table
advapi32.dll
kernel32.dll
shell32.dll
shlwapi.dll
user32.dll
userenv.dll
version.dll
winmm.dll
Export Table
crashforexception
dumpprocess
dumpprocesswithoutcrash
injectdumpforhangdebugging
injectdumpprocesswithoutcrash
setactiveurl
setclientid
setcommandline
setcommandline2
setexperimentlist3
setextensionid
setgpuinfo
setnumberofextensions
setnumberofviews
setprinterinfo
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