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How to Remove BBC iPlayer

Updated March 23, 2017

The BBC iPlayer is an interactive media player that allows you to search for and watch Internet television. It includes links to several television programs and showcases programs from channels such as ITV1 and ITV2. If you are no longer interested in the BBC iPlayer, uninstalling it from your Windows 7 computer or Mac OSX system frees up memory and hard drive space. Remove BBC iPlayer quickly and safely.

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  1. Click the "Start" button and click the "Control Panel."

  2. Click "Programs and Features" or "Uninstall a Program" depending on your Control Panel view. This launches the programs window.

  3. Scroll down, click "BBC iPlayer" and then click the "Uninstall" button. If prompted, enter your Windows administrator password and confirm your selection to remove the player.

  4. Click the "Finder" on the dock to launch a new finder window and then click "Applications" in the left pane.

  5. Scroll down the applications window and drag "BBC iPlayer" to the trash bin.

  6. Launch another finder window and click the "Users" folder. Click your username folder, then "Library" and finally, click "Preferences." Drag the "BBCiPlayerDesktop.61DB7A798358575D6A969CCD73DDBBD723A6DA9D.1" folder to the trash.

  7. Click the "Back" button to return to the "Library" folder. Click the "Application" folder, click the "Support" folder, the "Adobe" folder, the "AIR" folder, and finally, click the "ELS" folder. Drag the "BBCiPlayerDesktop.61DB7A798358575D6A969CCD73DDBBD723A6DA9D.1" to the trash.

  8. Click the "Users" folder in the Finder window and click your username folder. Click the "Movies" folder and then drag the "BBC iPlayer" folder to the trash.

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About the Author

Kefa Olang has been writing articles online since April 2009. He has been published in the "Celebration of Young Poets" and has an associate degree in communication and media arts from Dutchess Community College, and a bachelor's degree in broadcasting and mass communication from the State University of New York, Oswego.

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