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Should I remove BBC iPlayer Downloads?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,520
United States Rank #9,281
Reach 0.2914%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.50 days
368.79 days >
Average installed length: 193.77 days


1.14.1 0.23%
1.14.0 0.29%
1.13.1 1.87%
1.13.0 0.06%
1.11.1 11.90%
1.11.0 14.34%
1.10.0 5.32%
1.9.2 4.02%
1.8.0 8.85%
1.7.4 8.53%
1.7.3 3.68%
1.4.1 28.16%
1.0.2 12.76%

BBC iPlayer Downloads


BBC iPlayer Downloads is a program developed by BBC Multimedia. The most used version is 1.4.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is unyt.exe. The software installer includes 135 files and is usually about 20.53 MB (21,524,480 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 77% of users of BBC iPlayer Downloads come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\bbc\bbc iplayer downloads\images
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{476A047B-BDA1-4B37-BB40-0710C7E9EB61}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.53 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BBC iPlayer Downloads

Program executable:unyt.exe
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Path:C:\Program Files\yahoo!\common\unyt.exe
Additional files:
  • config.json
  • bbc iplayer downloads.exe
  • captiveappentry.exe
  • adobe air.dll (by Adobe Systems) - Adobe AIR
  • adobecp15.dll (by Adobe Systems) - AdobeCP Dynamic Link Library
  • npswf32.dll - Shockwave Flash (Shockwave Flash 11.8 r800)
  • webkit.dll - WebKit DLL used by Adobe AIR (WebKit dynamic link library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • bbc iplayer downloads.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6785A88F-E0B4-4FFB-AFB4-593DB990777A}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove BBC iPlayer Downloads?

Quickly and completely remove BBC iPlayer Downloads from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall BBC iPlayer Downloads from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BBC iPlayer Downloads, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove BBC iPlayer Downloads.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.47%
Windows 8 31.54%
Windows Vista 6.26%
Windows XP 2.70%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.62%
Windows 8.1 20.44%
Windows 7 Professional 8.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.97% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 76.97%
  United States 7.71%
  Spain 1.61%
  Australia 1.47%
  France 1.44%
  Canada 1.15%
  Germany 0.92%
  Ireland 0.89%
  Netherlands 0.60%
  New Zealand 0.55%
  United Arab Emirates 0.40%
  Norway 0.40%
  Thailand 0.37%
  Belgium 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.45%
Dell 22.10%
Acer 19.32%
Toshiba 9.86%
Samsung 9.07%
ASUS 7.35%
Lenovo 5.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 9.33%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.67%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.14%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.04%
ASUS All Series 2.83%


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