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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
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,190
United States Rank #7,707
Reach 0.2975%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.39 days
512.96 days >
Average installed length: 269.52 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.14.2 14.26%
1.14.1 7.32%
1.14.0 0.80%
1.13.1 2.76%
1.13.0 0.03%
1.11.1 12.33%
1.11.0 12.95%
1.10.0 3.72%
1.9.2 2.97%
1.8.0 6.31%
1.7.4 5.84%
1.7.3 2.50%
1.4.1 19.18%
1.0.2 9.01%

BBC iPlayer Downloads

Overview

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. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 214 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 France.

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
Yahoo! Toolbar Setup
Path:C:\Program Files\yahoo!\common\unyt.exe
MD5:a1e6701ad76fa6c8573d60216196d6d8
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)
  • C2RCOMPAT.DLL
  • C2RICONS.EXE (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Office 2010 (Microsoft Office 2010 component)
  • CVH.EXE (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Handler
  • CVHBS.EXE
  • CVHSHARED.DLL - Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Handler Shared Dll
  • CVHSVC.EXE - Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Service
  • MAPICLIENT.DLL - Microsoft Virtual Office Simple Mapi Proxy Client
  • MAPISERVER.EXE - Microsoft Virtual Office Simple Mapi Proxy Server
  • OFFICEVIRT.EXE
  • OWSSuppFactory.dll - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support for Virtual Office
  • OWSSuppPS.dll - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support proxy/stub
  • ProtocolHandlerFactory.dll - Search MAPI Protocol Handler
  • ProtocolHandlerPS.dll - Search MAPI Protocol Handler proxy/stub
  • skypec2cautoupdatesvc.exe - Skype Click to Call (Updates Skype Click to Call)
  • skypec2cpnrsvc.exe - Phone Number Recognition (PNR) module
  • skypeieplugin.dll - Skype Click to Call for Internet Explorer
  • VirtualOWSSuppHost.exe - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support Host
  • VirtualOWSSuppHostPS.dll - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support Host proxy/stub
  • VirtualOWSSuppManager.exe - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support Manager
  • VirtualOWSSuppManagerPS.dll - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support Manager proxy/stub
  • VirtualSearchHost.exe - Search MAPI Protocol Handler Host
  • VirtualSearchHostPS.dll - Search MAPI Protocol Handler Host proxy/stub
  • VirtualSearchProtocolHost.exe - Search MAPI Protocol Handler Manager
  • VirtualSearchProtocolHostPS.dll - Search MAPI Protocol Handler Manager proxy/stub

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • skypeieplugin.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Skype Click to Call for Internet Explorer' with the class of {AE805869-2E5C-4ED4-8F7B-F1F7851A4497} (SkypeIEPluginBHO).
Internet Explorer Extension
  • skypeieplugin.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'Skype Click to Call settings' with a class of {898EA8C8-E7FF-479B-8935-AEC46303B9E5}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • CVHBS.EXE is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Microsoft SharePoint Plug-in for Firefox' with a plugin key of '@microsoft.com/SharePoint,version=14.0' for all users of the PC.
6 Scheduled Tasks
  • CVH.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{4B2CEFA1-F1F3-495E-B6D6-0E6740890479}' (runs on registration).
  • bbc iplayer downloads.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E7AD3FB6-3A15-4F74-9802-6114B63D5177}' (runs on registration).
  • CVHBS.EXE is scheduled as a task named 'UpdaterEX' (runs daily at 3:07 PM).
  • C2RICONS.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{C9D0AF2A-4179-4A5C-A53B-BA0FF5C4894F}' (runs on registration).
  • CVHSVC.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{9CCF83FE-C6A1-43D4-AC4A-58785C8D2252}' (runs on registration).
  • OFFICEVIRT.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{3B23BCDA-6BDB-437D-B180-6439CB4337D7}' (runs on registration).
4 Services
  • CVHSVC.EXE runs as a service named 'cvhsvc' (cvhsvc) "Client Virtualization Handler Service (unlocalized description)".
  • CVHBS.EXE runs as a service named 'McAfee Application Installer Cleanup (0201661432130199)' (0201661432130199mcinstcleanup).
  • skypec2cpnrsvc.exe runs as a service named 'c2cpnrsvc' (c2cpnrsvc) "Provides phone number recognition services.".
  • skypec2cautoupdatesvc.exe runs as a service named 'c2cautoupdatesvc' (c2cautoupdatesvc) "Downloads and installs product updates.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • CVH.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Handler' and executes as C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Virtualization Handler\CVH.EXE.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CVHBS.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MapsGalaxy Search Scope Monitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files2\MAPSGA~2\bar\1.bin\39srchmn.exe" /m=2 /w /h.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

OFFICEVIRT.EXE
Memory:2.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003438751%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00028268%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006119%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:12,092
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:58 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:16 Bytes
105.02 KB average
skypec2cautoupdatesvc.exe
Memory:2.24 MB
Total CPU:0.0003701017%
Kernel CPU:0.00019110%
User CPU:0.00017900%
CPU cycles/sec:5,579
skypec2cpnrsvc.exe
Memory:10.32 MB
Total CPU:0.0014364577%
Kernel CPU:0.00031134%
User CPU:0.00112512%
CPU cycles/sec:64,773

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.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by BBC iPlayer Downloads you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 8 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.29%
Windows 10 45.24%
Windows Vista 5.13%
Windows XP 2.33%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.68%
Windows 10 Home 18.29%
Windows 8.1 15.32%
Windows 7 Professional 7.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.72%
Windows 10 Pro 4.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.67% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 76.67%
  United States 9.50%
  France 1.42%
  Spain 1.34%
  Australia 1.30%
  Canada 1.11%
  Netherlands 0.85%
  Germany 0.80%
  Ireland 0.76%
  New Zealand 0.50%
  United Arab Emirates 0.38%
  Italy 0.38%
  Thailand 0.36%
  Norway 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.92%
Dell 20.37%
Acer 19.24%
Toshiba 9.89%
Samsung 8.34%
ASUS 7.79%
Lenovo 7.07%
GIGABYTE 3.82%
Sony 0.55%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.70%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 5.32%
ASUS All Series 3.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.99%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.46%

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