Application Bonjour

How to uninstall Bonjour from your system

Bonjour is a Windows application. Read more about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was developed by Apple Inc.. More data about Apple Inc. can be seen here. Further information about Bonjour can be seen at . Bonjour is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour directory, depending on the user's option. You can uninstall Bonjour by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{E4F5E48E-7155-4CF9-88CD-7F377EC9AC54}. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for administrator rights. Bonjour's primary file takes about 337.28 KB (345376 bytes) and is named mDNSResponder.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in Bonjour. They occupy 337.28 KB (345376 bytes) on disk.

  • mDNSResponder.exe (337.28 KB)

The current page applies to Bonjour version only. You can find below info on other releases of Bonjour: to view all...
If you're planning to uninstall Bonjour you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Bonjour:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour

The files below were left behind on your disk by Bonjour's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\da.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\de.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\en.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\en_GB.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\es.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\fi.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\fr.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\it.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\ja.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\ko.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\nb.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\nl.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\pl.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\pt.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\ru.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\sv.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\zh_CN.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Bonjour.Resources\zh_TW.lproj\About Bonjour.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\dns_sd.jar
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\mdnsNSP.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\Over Bonjour.lnk
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{E4F5E48E-7155-4CF9-88CD-7F377EC9AC54}\Bonjour.ico

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Bonjour.DNSSDEventManager
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\E84E5F4E55179FC488DCF773E79CCA45
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{E4F5E48E-7155-4CF9-88CD-7F377EC9AC54}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Apple Inc.\Bonjour
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Classes\AppID\Bonjour.DLL
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Bonjour Service
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Application\Bonjour Service

Additional registry values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Features\E84E5F4E55179FC488DCF773E79CCA45\Bonjour
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\E84E5F4E55179FC488DCF773E79CCA45\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{E4F5E48E-7155-4CF9-88CD-7F377EC9AC54}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Bonjour Service\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Bonjour Service\ImagePath

How to remove Bonjour from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Bonjour is a program offered by Apple Inc.. Frequently, users want to remove this application. This is efortful because deleting this by hand takes some experience regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY action to remove Bonjour is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

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


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Bonjour or simply click the Search feature and type in "Bonjour". The Bonjour program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Bonjour in the list of apps, the following data about the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about Bonjour, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Bonjour:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{E4F5E48E-7155-4CF9-88CD-7F377EC9AC54}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Bonjour.
Uninstall Bonjour

8. After uninstalling Bonjour, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Bonjour that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Bonjour using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Bonjour by Apple Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Bonjour by Apple Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Bonjour in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and 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 22:38:12.590