What is TorchCrashHandler.exe?

The genuine TorchCrashHandler.exe file is a software component of Torch Crash Handler by Torch Media.
"TorchCrashHandler.exe" is a Win32 executable process for the 'Torch Browser' software. This file anonymously submits crash reports to Torch Media to help them improve the software. It also ensures that this free Chromium-based web browser and Internet suite is always up to date. Torch Media is known for 'Torch Browser', which is included in many software bundles. The browser application and internet suite got its start from the motivational drive to provide easy web browsing with great functionality. It also does not require 3rd party plugins or take you away from the browser to access applications, files, media, etc.

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 TorchCrashHandler.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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TorchCrashHandler.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with TorchCrashHandler
TorchCrashHandler.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as TorchCrashHandler belongs to software TorchCrashHandler by TorchMedia.

Description: TorchCrashHandler.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. TorchCrashHandler.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,217,032 bytes (64% of all occurrences), 1,206,624 bytes and 10 more variants. 
The program is not visible. The TorchCrashHandler.exe file is not a Windows core file. The file has a digital signature. TorchCrashHandler.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 56% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Torch or DealsFactor.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as TorchCrashHandler.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the TorchCrashHandler.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 TorchCrashHandler issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with TorchCrashHandler. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the TorchCrashHandler.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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