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What is BTSync.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the BTSync.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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BTSync.exe file information

The process known as BitTorrent Sync belongs to software BitTorrent Sync by BitTorrent (www.bittorrent.com).

Description: BTSync.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. BTSync.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 8,955,384 bytes (66% of all occurrences), 8,909,816 bytes or 6,884,888 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/btsync.exe.html 
The file is a Verisign signed file. The BTSync.exe file is digitally signed. The BTSync.exe file is not a Windows system file. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). The application uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. BTSync.exe is able to monitor applications, record keyboard and mouse inputs and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with BTSync.exe, you can visit the www.getsync.com support page or uninstall BitTorrent Sync software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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If BTSync.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 57% dangerous. The file size is 4,174,176 bytes (60% of all occurrences), 10,206,712 bytes or 6,541,664 bytes. The program has no visible window. BTSync.exe is a Verisign signed file. BTSync.exe is not a Windows core file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run). The software listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. BTSync.exe is able to monitor applications, record keyboard and mouse inputs and manipulate other programs.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with BTSync.exe, you can visit the www.getsync.com support page or uninstall BitTorrent Sync software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as BTSync.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the BTSync.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.

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Best practices for resolving BTSync issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with BTSync. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the BTSync.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.



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