The BroadcastPC software is used to deliver interactive media. The software is bundled with Grokster and monitors the web usage of the user to target users with advertisements.

Targeting Audiences.'s intelligent client application precisely targets our 7 million users. Targeting is based on web usage patterns: can deliver a teaser/promo spot for Monday Night Football at 8:45pm on Monday night, 15 minutes before kickoff, only to those users who have visited a sports site in the past 5 months.

Signs of a BroadcastPC installation on your system include the bpc.exe process running in the task manager and ICMP messages from



If you have any of the files related to BroadcastPC on your system, please send them for additional analysis. Generally, I have only analysed a few versions for each software component listed at this web site. With your help I will be able to look at both old and more recent versions of the BroadcastPC software. Thank you very much for your time!

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Uninstall procedure

Uninstall BroadcastPC from "Add/Remove Programs" in the Windows® Control Panel. Look for an entry called "RVP". You may have to restart your computer to complete the uninstallation.

Sometimes the uninstall process completes, but the software is not removed. If you run into problems uninstalling, please contact the BroadcastPC developers.

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Manual removal

Please follow the instructions below if you would like to remove BroadcastPC manually. Please notice that you must follow the instructions very carefully and delete everything that is mentioned. In most cases the removal will fail if one single item is not deleted. If BroadcastPC remains on your system after stepping through the removal instructions, please double-check by stepping through them again.

  1. Start the registry editor. This is done by clicking Start then Run. (The Run dialog will appear.) Type regedit and click OK. (The registry editor will open.)
  2. Browse to the key:
    'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Run'
  3. In the right pane, delete the value called 'RVP', if it exists.
  4. Exit the registry editor.
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start Windows Explorer and delete:
    Note: %ProgramsDir% is a variable (?). By default, this is C:\Program Files.

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