How to Completely Uninstall uTorrent and Associated Files Properly

"I used uTorrent to transfer files between my personal computer and work PC, but now I do not need it anymore, how to delete uTorrent completely?" As a popular file-sharing client, uTorrent lives up to its name, but there are issues concerning privacy and legality surrounding the application. Another problem is that getting rid of the application is not that easy. Sometimes, it also tries to install third-party applications. That is why you need this tutorial.

Uninstall uTorrent

Part 1: Ultimate Way to Uninstall uTorrent on Mac

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How to Completely Delete uTorrent on Mac

Step 1:
Scan uTorrent

Launch the best app manager after you install it on your Mac. To uninstall uTorrent, choose the Toolkit button in the home interface, and select Uninstall. Click the Scan button to begin looking for all applications installed on your hard disk currently.

Uninstall Toolkit
Step 2:
View uTorrent

Wait for app scanning to finish and press the View button to enter the next window. Here you can see all applications on your disk.

Can View Apps
Step 3:
Uninstall uTorrent

Select uTorrent on the list, and you will be presented with the app and relative files on the right panel. Tick the checkbox next to Select All, and click the Clean button to delete all of them together.

Uninstall App

Part 2: How to Uninstall uTorrent on Mac and PC Manually

uTorrent is a popular BitTorrent client, but it may be unsafe to use and may add junk files to your machine. If you have a more reliable way to share files, follow the guide below to uninstall uTorrent on Mac and PC.

How to Uninstall uTorrent on Mac Manually

Step 1.
Open the Activity Monitor app, and make sure to force quit the processes related to uTorrent.
Step 2.
Run the Finder app, go to the Applications folder, and find the uTorrent app. Select the app icon, drag, and drop it to the Trash Bin on your Dock bar. Then empty your Trash folder.
Go Folder
Step 3.
Head to the Go menu in the Finder app, and choose Go to Folder. Enter ~/Library into the box, and press the Go button. Head to the Caches subfolder, find and delete files related to uTorrent. Then open the Preferences subfolder, and clean the relative files too. Locate the Application Support subfolder, and remove associated files.
Step 4.
Next, click and hold the Trash icon on the Dock bar, and choose Empty Trash on the context menu. When prompted, click Empty Trash again to confirm it.
Empty Trash
Step 5.
At last, restart your Mac system for the changes to take place and effectively work.

How to Uninstall uTorrent on Windows 11/10/8

Step 1.
Click the Windows icon at the left bottom corner and select Settings, when you need to delete uTorrent on your PC. If you cannot find the Settings option, locate it quickly with the search bar.
Windows Settings
Step 2.
Then choose Apps from the popup window. Then go to the Apps & Features tab from the left sidebar.
Uninstall the uTorrent Settings
Step 3.
Browse the apps installed on your hard drive until you find the uTorrent. Click on the unwanted app, and hit the Uninstall button to uninstall uTorrent immediately.

How to Delete uTorrent on Windows 7 and Earlier

Step 1.
If you are running an old PC, you can uninstall uTorrent from the Control Panel. Click and expand the Start menu at the bottom left side. Scroll down, find and select Control Panel.
Selection Of Programs
Step 2.
Then choose the Programs item on the Control Panel dialog. That will open the programs and features window.
Step 3.
All the software and programs installed on your PC will show up on the list. Find the uTorrent software and highlight it. Then click the Uninstall button above the list or right-click on the software and choose Uninstall.
Step 4.
If you are sure about uninstalling uTorrent, click Uninstall on the warning dialog to confirm it.

Bonus Tip: How to Delete uTorrent Associated Files from PC

After uninstalling uTorrent, you may find that some relative files are still on your PC. Therefore, the last thing you need to do is clean the associated files in the File Explorer window.

Step 1.
Open the Control Panel, select Appearance and Personalization, and choose File Explorer Options.
Enable the Show Hidden Folder Option
Step 2.
Go to the View tab on the popup dialog, locate the Advanced settings section, and select Show hidden files, folders, and drives. Hit OK to confirm it.
Seach For Hidden Folders
Step 3.
Next, open a File Explorer window, and navigate to the system drive. Enter uTorrent in the search bar. Make sure to select all relative files in the result list, and press the Shift + Delete keys on your keyboard.

Part 3: FAQs about Uninstalling uTorrent

Is uTorrent a virus?

uTorrent itself is not a virus, but third-party security software often recognizes it as malware. That is most likely due to the application tricking users into installing extra software.

Can uTorrent harm your computer?

uTorrent may be not harmful, but the torrent contains files that may harm your computer.

Is it illegal to have uTorrent?

uTorrent is legal as long as you use it legally. It is entirely legal. However, many users download pirated content with the application, which is illegal in most countries.


This guide told you how to uninstall uTorrent from Mac computers or PCs along with associated files. You can manually get rid of the application following our steps. If the workflow is too complex, you can try Aiseesoft Mac Cleaner, which supports one-click app uninstallation. If you have other questions about this topic, please leave a message below this post and we will reply to it as soon as possible.

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