BBC iPlayer Desktop BBC iPlayer Desktop

A way to uninstall BBC iPlayer Desktop from your PC

This page contains complete information on how to remove BBC iPlayer Desktop for Windows. It was developed for Windows by British Broadcasting Corp.. Open here where you can get more info on British Broadcasting Corp.. The application is usually found in the C:\program files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop directory (same installation drive as Windows). You can uninstall BBC iPlayer Desktop by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line msiexec /qb /x {CC085605-79A6-3D50-6AE8-42D213ECBAFC}. Keep in mind that you might get a notification for admin rights. BBC iPlayer Desktop.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 139.50 KB (142848 bytes) on disk.

BBC iPlayer Desktop is composed of the following executables which occupy 279.00 KB (285696 bytes) on disk:

  • BBC iPlayer Desktop.exe (139.50 KB)

This info is about BBC iPlayer Desktop version 3.2.14 only. For other BBC iPlayer Desktop versions please click below: to view all...
BBC iPlayer Desktop has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop

The files below are left behind on your disk by BBC iPlayer Desktop's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop\assets\icons\app_icon_128.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop\assets\icons\app_icon_16.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop\assets\icons\app_icon_32.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop\assets\icons\app_icon_48.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop\BBC iPlayer Desktop.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop\BBCiPlayerDesktop.swf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop\data\config.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop\META-INF\AIR\application.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop\META-INF\AIR\hash
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop\META-INF\signatures.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop\mimetype

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\506580CC6A9705D3A68E242D31CEABCF
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\BBC iPlayer Desktop_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\BBC iPlayer Desktop_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\BBCiPlayerDesktop.61DB7A798358575D6A969CCD73DDBBD723A6DA9D.1

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\506580CC6A9705D3A68E242D31CEABCF\ProductName

A way to uninstall BBC iPlayer Desktop with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

BBC iPlayer Desktop is a program by British Broadcasting Corp.. Sometimes, people want to erase it. This is hard because performing this by hand requires some knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE manner to erase BBC iPlayer Desktop is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate BBC iPlayer Desktop or simply activate the Search feature and type in "BBC iPlayer Desktop". If it is installed on your PC the BBC iPlayer Desktop program will be found automatically. Notice that after you click BBC iPlayer Desktop in the list of programs, the following information about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about BBC iPlayer Desktop, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall BBC iPlayer Desktop.
Uninstall BBC iPlayer Desktop

8. After uninstalling BBC iPlayer Desktop, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong BBC iPlayer Desktop that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling BBC iPlayer Desktop with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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The text above is not a recommendation to remove BBC iPlayer Desktop by British Broadcasting Corp. from your computer, we are not saying that BBC iPlayer Desktop by British Broadcasting Corp. is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove BBC iPlayer Desktop in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 13:11:26.327