Torch by Torch Media Inc. (Signed)

Remove TorchUpdate.exe


torchupdate.exe has 5 known versions, the most recent one is torchupdate.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The average file size is about 1.18 MB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to Torch Media Inc. by the certification authority Thawte. Some variations of the file have been seen to be installed with the program Torch from Torch Media Inc.. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0094% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.17 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 4.92 MB and typical read I/O operations are around 1.8 KB per minute.

What is torchupdate.exe?

Torch Update Module is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found. 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.

About torchupdate.exe (from Torch Media Inc.)

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


File name:torchupdate.exe
Publisher:Torch Media Inc.
Product name:Torch
Description:Torch Update Module
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\update\\torchupdate.exe
Issued to:Torch Media Inc.
Authority (CA):Thawte
Effective date:Monday, June 25, 2012
Expiration date:Thursday, June 26, 2014

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Torch.)
Torch Media Inc.
28% remove
Torch Browser is a freeware Chromium based web browser and Internet suite developed by Torch Media. The browser handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying websites, sharing websites via ...

VersionsAll file variations of torchupdate.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
b7ec8738c99568195a580168c1970c59 1447037411b885c2014aba4673a553eb462fa4e5 1.08 MB
8fa18526a2d286275e526037f1c82a4d 2e0cd54e78ba5052f2f831ec854378903c5bbad7 1.07 MB
4a13c3a9be31cea4402aacdbbdf86c1b 3c2f823f1f138cba91a9998d4821367b661459b6 1.07 MB
1c682087c3fc17de7e86404370285f2e 12c4efe6b3a8d39061428437f5f70717dcc981c0 1.07 MB
8efb495dde609f1ec53c9b81067d1fc9 be1f1d224d91d339495b5a362e29304141c7a719 1.61 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate N 28.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows 8 Enterprise 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Single Language Preview 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 28.57% of Torch.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 50.00%
Sony 50.00%
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