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How to uninstall Bing Desktop from your system

This info is about Bing Desktop for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is written by Microsoft Corporation. Further information on Microsoft Corporation can be seen here. Bing Desktop is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop folder, regulated by the user's choice. The full uninstall command line for Bing Desktop is MsiExec.exe /I{7D095455-D971-4D4C-9EFD-9AF6A6584F3A}. The application's main executable file has a size of 2.15 MB (2257544 bytes) on disk and is called BingDesktop.exe.

Bing Desktop contains of the executables below. They occupy 5.27 MB (5523528 bytes) on disk.

  • BDAppHost.exe (149.63 KB)
  • BDExtHost.exe (202.63 KB)
  • BDRuntimeHost.exe (361.13 KB)
  • BDSurrogateHost.exe (43.63 KB)
  • BingDesktop.exe (2.15 MB)
  • BingDesktopRestarter.exe (92.13 KB)
  • BingDesktopUpdater.exe (169.13 KB)
  • DefaultPack.EXE (2.12 MB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 1.3.309.0 of Bing Desktop. Click on the links below for other Bing Desktop versions: to view all...
Quite a few files, folders and registry data will not be deleted when you are trying to remove Bing Desktop from your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Bing Desktop:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Bing Desktop

The files below are left behind on your disk by Bing Desktop's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\app.config
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.3.309\appmanifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.3.309\bingavatar.html

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{224E9764-CB74-4585-BAA7-FBEF488AB628}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{2731C3CE-C5D4-473D-B740-2426543DE44B}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{CA31B23D-E44F-4CCF-A1D9-FC47446FE289}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{DDAEB79C-B3E3-465E-A65D-C4528DEFC153}

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{7320DBFB-3F5A-4BE6-8106-8B7BAA72E051}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{A9B9D9B6-6885-474B-AC5C-1205024E964A}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{B32F05BD-8690-492A-9D12-CC6CD87D9345}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{E81C4E19-0E01-4527-942A-46ED90AF2371}\LocalServer32\

How to remove Bing Desktop using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Bing Desktop is an application marketed by Microsoft Corporation. Frequently, people want to erase this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because uninstalling this by hand takes some skill related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE practice 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 PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Bing Desktop or simply click the Search field and type in "Bing Desktop". The Bing Desktop program will be found very quickly. After you click Bing Desktop in the list of applications, the following information about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about Bing Desktop, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Bing Desktop.
Uninstall Bing Desktop

8. After removing Bing Desktop, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Bing Desktop that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Bing Desktop using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Bing Desktop by Microsoft Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Bing Desktop by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Bing Desktop in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-11 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-10 23:32:40.930