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Should I remove Best Buy Software Installer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #8,612
United States Rank #3,797
Reach 0.0526%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.15 days
417.56 days >
Average installed length: 219.40 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.5.0.1 5.28%
2.3.0.1 34.15%
2.1.0.30 16.26%
2.1.0.29 44.31%

Best Buy Software Installer

What is Best Buy Software Installer?  (from Best Buy)

The basic premise behind BBSI is simple: simplify the task of setting up a new PC for our clients. Yes, the two major consumer operating systems do a fairly good job of the initial first-time setup of a PC (the “Out Of Box Experience”, or OOBE), but once that’s done is where many people start to stumble. In the past, t...  Read more

Overview

Best Buy Software Installer is a software program developed by Best Buy. The most common release is 2.1.0.29, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named Best Buy Software Installer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 18.51 MB (19,413,853 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 95% of users of Best Buy Software Installer come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bestbuy.com/softwareinstaller
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Best Buy Software Installer
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{E85781E1-08F4-413E-86A1-CCEF4E1B12CB}\Best Buy Software Installer Setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 18.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Best Buy Software Installer

Program executable:Best Buy Software Installer.exe
Name:Best Buy® Software Installer
Best Buy Software Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\Best Buy Software Installer\Best Buy Software Installer.exe
MD5:665fc784f18a8d4a51b84c94cf174b0a
Additional files:
  • Best Buy Installer.exe - Best Buy® Software Installer (Best Buy Installer Admin Process)
  • Best Buy Software Installer.exe - Best Buy Software Installer
  • Common.dll - Common
  • DataAccess.dll - DataAccess
  • Localization.dll - Localization
  • Models.dll - Models
  • ViewModels.dll - View Models
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • SharpBITS.Base.dll (by xidar solutions) - SharpBITS

How do I remove Best Buy Software Installer?

Quickly and completely remove Best Buy Software Installer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Best Buy Software Installer 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 Best Buy Software Installer, 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 Best Buy Software Installer.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#8,612

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 97.83%
Windows 8 1.89%
Windows XP 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 93.48%
Windows 7 Professional 2.17%
Windows 7 Starter 1.63%
Windows 10 Home 1.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 0.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.44%
  Brazil 0.47%
  Mexico 0.47%
  Philippines 0.39%
  Costa Rica 0.31%
  Iran 0.24%
  Canada 0.24%
  United Kingdom 0.24%
  Greece 0.16%
  Israel 0.16%
  Netherlands 0.16%
  JO 0.16%
  MK 0.08%
  Colombia 0.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 45.59%
Acer 20.00%
ASUS 19.56%
Sony 7.21%
Samsung 5.88%
Hewlett-Packard 1.18%
Dell 0.59%
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