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How to uninstall BBC iPlayer Desktop from your computer

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall BBC iPlayer Desktop for Windows. It is made by British Broadcasting Corp.. More information about British Broadcasting Corp. can be read here. BBC iPlayer Desktop is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop directory, regulated by the user's decision. The entire uninstall command line for BBC iPlayer Desktop is msiexec /qb /x {D6A0DD73-6EF2-9A8D-6F60-4F338F922B37}. The program's main executable file has a size of 139.00 KB (142336 bytes) on disk and is called BBC iPlayer Desktop.exe.

The following executable files are contained in BBC iPlayer Desktop. They take 139.00 KB (142336 bytes) on disk.

  • BBC iPlayer Desktop.exe (139.00 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 3.2.15 of BBC iPlayer Desktop. Click on the links below for other BBC iPlayer Desktop versions: to view all...
BBC iPlayer Desktop has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall BBC iPlayer Desktop:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\BBC iPlayer Desktop

The files below were 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

Frequently the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\37DD0A6D2FE6D8A9F606F433F829B273
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\BBCiPlayerDesktop.61DB7A798358575D6A969CCD73DDBBD723A6DA9D.1

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\37DD0A6D2FE6D8A9F606F433F829B273\ProductName

A way to erase BBC iPlayer Desktop from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

BBC iPlayer Desktop is a program released by British Broadcasting Corp.. Some computer users choose to erase this program. This can be efortful because uninstalling this manually requires some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. 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 on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to clean your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find BBC iPlayer Desktop or simply activate the Search feature and type in "BBC iPlayer Desktop". If it exists on your system the BBC iPlayer Desktop application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click BBC iPlayer Desktop in the list of programs, the following information about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about BBC iPlayer Desktop, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall BBC iPlayer Desktop.
Uninstall BBC iPlayer Desktop

8. After removing BBC iPlayer Desktop, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong BBC iPlayer Desktop that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing BBC iPlayer Desktop with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall 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 text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall BBC iPlayer Desktop in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that 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: 2016-06-18 22:36:13.683