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A guide to uninstall Bing-Desktop from your computer

This page is about Bing-Desktop for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by Microsoft Corporation. Check out here for more details on Microsoft Corporation. The program is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop folder. Keep in mind that this location can differ being determined by the user's decision. The complete uninstall command line for Bing-Desktop is MsiExec.exe /I{7D095455-D971-4D4C-9EFD-9AF6A6584F3A}. Bing-Desktop's main file takes about 2.26 MB (2367704 bytes) and is called BingDesktop.exe.

The following executables are contained in Bing-Desktop. They occupy 5.39 MB (5651280 bytes) on disk.

  • BDAppHost.exe (149.71 KB)
  • BDExtHost.exe (203.71 KB)
  • BDRuntimeHost.exe (361.71 KB)
  • BDSurrogateHost.exe (43.71 KB)
  • BingDesktop.exe (2.26 MB)
  • BingDesktopRestarter.exe (92.21 KB)
  • BingDesktopUpdater.exe (169.71 KB)
  • DefaultPack.EXE (2.10 MB)
  • DefaultSetter.exe (40.21 KB) to view all...

This web page is about Bing-Desktop version 1.3.423.0 only. You can find below info on other application versions of Bing-Desktop: to view all...
Numerous files, folders and registry entries will not be removed when you want to remove Bing-Desktop from your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Bing-Desktop from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\AC3Filter\Bing-Desktop

The files below were 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\1.3.423\appmanifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\Apps\avatar\1.3.423\bingavatar.html

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • 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}

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • 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 uninstall Bing-Desktop from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Bing-Desktop is an application released by Microsoft Corporation. Frequently, computer users decide to erase this program. This is easier said than done because deleting this manually requires some skill regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY action to erase Bing-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 Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility 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 system 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 applications existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Bing-Desktop or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Bing-Desktop". The Bing-Desktop application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Bing-Desktop in the list of applications, some information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Bing-Desktop, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Bing-Desktop.
Uninstall Bing-Desktop

8. After uninstalling Bing-Desktop, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Bing-Desktop which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Bing-Desktop using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove Bing-Desktop by Microsoft Corporation from your computer, we are not saying that Bing-Desktop by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Bing-Desktop supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-02-07 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-02-07 10:21:41.233