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A guide to uninstall Bing Desktop from your PC

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall Bing Desktop for Windows. The Windows release was created by Microsoft Corporation. More info about Microsoft Corporation can be found here. The application is often installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop folder (same installation drive as Windows). MsiExec.exe /I{7D095455-D971-4D4C-9EFD-9AF6A6584F3A} is the full command line if you want to uninstall Bing Desktop. BingDesktop.exe is the Bing Desktop's main executable file and it takes close to 2.26 MB (2371264 bytes) on disk.

Bing Desktop installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 5.46 MB (5720680 bytes) on disk.



  • BDAppHost.exe (151.68 KB)
  • BDExtHost.exe (266.18 KB)
  • BDRuntimeHost.exe (362.18 KB)
  • BDSurrogateHost.exe (43.70 KB)
  • BingDesktop.exe (2.26 MB)
  • BingDesktopRestarter.exe (92.18 KB)
  • BingDesktopUpdater.exe (169.18 KB)
  • DefaultPack.EXE (2.10 MB)
  • DefaultSetter.exe (40.18 KB)
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The current web page applies to Bing Desktop version 1.4.98.0 only. Click on the links below for other Bing Desktop versions:

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When planning to uninstall Bing Desktop you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop

The files below were left behind on your disk by Bing Desktop when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\AP.cab
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\app.config
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\appmanifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\bingavatar.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\css\bingclient.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\css\common.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_4_default.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_4_disabled.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_4_focus.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_4_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_4_press.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_4_selected.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_5_disabled_left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_5_disabled_right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_5_down_left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_5_down_right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_5_focus_left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_5_focus_right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_5_hover_left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_5_hover_right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_5_selected_left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_5_selected_right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_5_up_left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_5_up_right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_6_disabled_down.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_6_disabled_up.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_6_down_down.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_6_down_up.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_6_focus_down.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_6_focus_up.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_6_hover_down.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_6_hover_up.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_6_selected_down.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_6_selected_up.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_6_up_down.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_6_up_up.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_8_disabled_left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_8_disabled_right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_8_down_left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_8_down_right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_8_focus_left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_8_focus_right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_8_hover_left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_8_hover_right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_8_selected_left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_8_selected_right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_8_up_left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\btn_8_up_right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\checkbox_deselected.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\checkbox_deselected_focus.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\checkbox_selected.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\checkbox_selected_focus.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\close_focus.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\close_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\close_up.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\gradient_a.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\gradient_b.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\gradient_c.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\radio_selected.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\radio_selected_focus.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\radio_up.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\buttons\radio_up_focus.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\close.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\icon.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\icon_22_22.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\icon_30_30.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\icon_30_30_selected.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\icon_30_30_title.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\splash1.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\splash2.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\splash3.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\splash4.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\images\splash5.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\js\jquery-1.4.2.min.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\js\json2.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\js\utility.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\loc\de-de\appmanifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\loc\en-au\appmanifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\loc\en-ca\appmanifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\loc\en-gb\appmanifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\loc\en-us\appmanifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\loc\fr-fr\appmanifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\loc\ja-jp\appmanifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\loc\zh-cn\appmanifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\service\downloader.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.4.98\service\service.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\bingoffer\1.4.98\appmanifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\bingoffer\1.4.98\images\bingoffer_icon.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\bingoffer\1.4.98\images\bingoffer_icon_selected.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\bingoffer\1.4.98\js\launchPage.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\dictionary\1.4.98\appmanifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\dictionary\1.4.98\css\dictionary.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\dictionary\1.4.98\css\jquery.jscrollpane.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\dictionary\1.4.98\dictionary.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\dictionary\1.4.98\images\app_arrow.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\dictionary\1.4.98\images\app_arrow_disable.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\dictionary\1.4.98\images\app_arrow_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\dictionary\1.4.98\images\app_close.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\dictionary\1.4.98\images\app_close_hover.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\dictionary\1.4.98\images\app_slider.png

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\554590D7179DC4D4E9DFA96F6A85F4A3
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{7D095455-D971-4D4C-9EFD-9AF6A6584F3A}

Additional values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\554590D7179DC4D4E9DFA96F6A85F4A3\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\BingDesktopUpdate\ImagePath




A way to erase Bing Desktop from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Bing Desktop is an application released by Microsoft Corporation. Some computer users choose to erase it. This can be easier said than done because removing this manually takes some knowledge related to PCs. One of the best QUICK manner to erase Bing Desktop is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is 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 an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Bing Desktop or simply activate the Search field and type in "Bing Desktop". If it exists on your system the Bing Desktop program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Bing Desktop in the list of programs, the following information about the program is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Bing Desktop, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Bing Desktop.
Uninstall Bing Desktop


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

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Bing Desktop by Microsoft Corporation from your computer, we are not saying that Bing Desktop by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Bing Desktop supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 20:14:11.630