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Should I remove Best Buy pc app?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,408
United States Rank #1,481
Reach 0.1645%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.64 days
549.89 days >
Average installed length: 288.92 days


3.5.752.2 13.35%
3.5.672.3 1.88%
3.5.672.1 0.06%
3.5.665.2 0.03%
3.5.660.1 0.09% 0.03%
3.3.628.1 2.34% 0.03%
3.2.605.2 5.00%
3.2.545.3 4.16%
3.2.523.2 11.75%
3.2.504.9 2.07%
3.2.420.5 22.20% 0.28% 0.22% 3.76% 7.59% 4.59% 4.19% 0.83% 0.40% 15.14%

Best Buy pc app

What is Best Buy pc app?

Best Buy pc app is a digital downlod subscription service for downloading PC software, mostly games, from the Best Buy services. This program is bundled on various Best Buy purchased PCs.

About  (from Best Buy)

Find software, games and add-ons for your computer or console game system and download them today. Download software & games anytime. When you find the software, game or add-on you want, add it to your cart or use Express Checkout. After you buy a digital download, it will be added to your Digital Library within My Acc...  Read more


The most used version is 3.2.420.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is Best Buy pc app Launcher.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 9.8 MB (10,271,536 bytes).
  • Loads into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bestbuy.com/softwareinstaller
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Best Buy pc app
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\{37272A44-A110-4EB7-A5EF-88B2A05A08C4}\best buy pc app setup.exe
Estimated size: 9.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Best Buy pc app

Program executable:Best Buy pc app Launcher.exe
Name:Best Buy pc app Launcher
Path:C:\ProgramData\best buy pc app\Best Buy pc app Launcher.exe
Additional files:
  • ClickOnceSetup.exe (by Microsoft) - ClickOnceSetup
  • ClickOnceUninstaller.exe (by Microsoft) - ClickOnceUninstaller
  • BestBuyPcAppDetector.ocx - Best Buy pc app Detector
  • Best Buy pc app Launcher.exe - Best Buy pc app Launcher
  • npBestBuyPcAppDetector.dll - Best Buy pc app Detector Plug-in

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npBestBuyPcAppDetector.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npBestBuyPcAppDetector.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npBestBuyPcAppDetector.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Best Buy pc app Detector' with a plugin key of '@bestbuy.com/npBestBuyPcAppDetector,version=1.0' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove Best Buy pc app?

You can uninstall Best Buy pc app 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Best Buy pc app, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 pc app.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Best Buy pc app you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win 7 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.94%
Windows 10 7.72%
Windows Vista 0.22%
Windows XP 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 88.03%
Windows 10 Home 6.56%
Windows 7 Professional 2.17%
Windows 7 Starter 1.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.59%
Windows 8 Pro 0.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.78%
  Brazil 0.39%
  Mexico 0.34%
  India 0.20%
  Canada 0.16%
  Philippines 0.16%
  United Kingdom 0.11%
  Saudi Arabia 0.09%
  Germany 0.07%
  Ecuador 0.07%
  France 0.07%
  MA 0.07%
  Vietnam 0.07%
  Costa Rica 0.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 35.41%
Acer 14.64%
ASUS 14.03%
Dell 13.49%
Samsung 9.51%
Lenovo 8.04%
Sony 4.88%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 6.31%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 4.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 3.14%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.96%
ASUSTeK K52F 2.68%
Gateway DX4860 2.32%


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