XPlite can uninstall Windows Script Host, re-install or repair Windows Script Host on Windows XP and Windows 2000. Improve Windows performance and security.
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Windows Script Host Windows Script Host

Write scripts to help automate tasks in Windows

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In XPlite Professional you can find Windows Script Host under the group titled ZIP Compressed Folders ZIP Compressed Folders.

Install Windows Script Host:

Windows Script Host is a stand-alone component. The function of Windows Script Host does not rely on any other XPlite Professional components and removing other components in XPlite Professional should not influence Windows Script Host.

Uninstall Windows Script Host:

Windows Script Host is not required by other system components in XPlite Professional. You can safely uninstall Windows Script Host without compromising other XPlite Professional components.

BUT PLEASE NOTE: You may have other software installed that does require Windows Script Host. If you encounter any compatibility issues with other software you can quickly and easily reinstall Windows Script Host using XPlite Professional.


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Windows Script Host and reinstall to repair Windows Script Host on:

  • Windows XP Professional: orig, SP1, SP2
  • Windows XP Home: orig, SP1, SP2
  • Windows 2000 Professional: orig, SP1, SP2, SP3, SP4
  • Windows 2003 Server: orig, SP1, SP2(coming!)

User Removal Statistics for Windows Script Host

Of 1094 sampled Windows XP users, 915 left Windows Script Host installed and 179 people uninstalled Windows Script Host from their system.

Of 180 sampled Windows 2000 users, 104 left Windows Script Host installed and 47 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 29 users (advanced features hidden or incomplete log data).

Pro Users can help us collect these removal statistics.

  1. In XPlite or 2000lite press XPlite properties button to access preferences.
  2. Ensure logging is on.
  3. Check "Send component state data when checking for upgrades" on the Preferences tab.
  4. Using the Check for Upgrades button on the About tab.

The information sent is the last block only of component installation state data - you can see this in the log as "option=1" or "option=0". No personal information is conveyed.

The option to uninstall Windows Script Host is only included in XPlite Professional.

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Windows Script Host is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Windows Script Host is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial