The removal solution was a little too simple to have come to mind.
In the Add/Remove Programs menu, Best offers had an entry - with a link to the company's website. You couldn't actually use the Add/Remove programs menu to remove the app; their site offered a removal application. I downloaded it, a little nervously, and ran it. Voila! Who would have thought of trying that?
The info is available at:
Hope this helps someone else out. This drove me nuts for a couple of weeks.