What is tor.exe?
Tor.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if tor.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Tor.exe file information
The process known as tor.exe belongs to software Privoxy or Polipo or Tor 0.1.2.12-rc or Tor 0.1.2.3-alpha or Hide My IP Address or Tor 0.1.2.2-alpha or Tor 0.1.2.4-alpha or Tor 0.2.0.2-alpha by IronKey (www.ironkey.com).
Description: Tor.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. tor.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 3,233,806 bytes (14% of all occurrences), 5,077,205 bytes and 55 more variants.
There is no information about the author of the file. Tor.exe is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The software listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Tor.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 67% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of any problems with tor.exe, you can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Privoxy or Tor.
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If tor.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 64% dangerous. The file size is 1,224,704 bytes (22% of all occurrences), 917,006 bytes and 6 more variants. The tor.exe file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program is not visible. The tor.exe file is not a Windows system file. Tor.exe is able to monitor applications.
If tor.exe is located in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder, the security rating is 74% dangerous. The file size is 2,897,432 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 2,885,930 bytes. There is no file information. The program is not visible. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. The tor.exe file is not a Windows core file.
If tor.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 50% dangerous. The file size is 613,448 bytes.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as tor.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the tor.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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