What does the BBLauncher.exe file do?
The BBLauncher.exe process is also known as BounceBack and is a part of BounceBack Express or, as the case may be, BounceBack Professional. This software is produced by CMS Products. An obsolete or defective version of BBLauncher.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- BounceBack has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- BounceBack has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- BBLauncher.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module BBLauncher.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about BBLauncher.exe BounceBack
BBLauncher.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. BBLauncher.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 98,304 bytes (60% of all these files), 86,016 bytes or, as the case may be, 117,088 bytes.
The program appears as a small tray icon. You will find it on the Windows taskbar next to the clock. If you don't see the tray icon, click the white (<) symbol. The BBLauncher file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual For this reason, 40% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves BBLauncher.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about BBLauncher?
|Executable for Bounceback's backup software |
|Require to run Bounceback software |
|Backup software (bounceback) |
|need bblauncher.exe |
|It comes with the Bounce Back backup utility on Seagate HDs. It's innocent but it uses a hell of a lot of CPU space and thrashes the hard drive. I disabled it and shall continue to back up by hand. |
Summary: 2 users judge BBLauncher.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall BounceBack Express or BounceBack Professional
To remove BounceBack from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate BounceBack Express or BounceBack Professional in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if BBLauncher.exe (BounceBack) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of BounceBack. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for BounceBack or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or BBLauncher.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.