XPlite can uninstall Active Directory Services, re-install or repair Active Directory Services on Windows XP and Windows 2000. Improve Windows performance and security.
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Active Directory Services Active Directory Services

Active Directory provides secure, structured, hierarchical storage of information about objects in an enterprise network

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In XPlite Professional you can find Active Directory Services under the group titled - Advanced Components - - Advanced Components -.

Install Active Directory Services:

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

Uninstall Active Directory Services:

Active Directory Services is not required by other system components in XPlite Professional. You can safely uninstall Active Directory Services without compromising other XPlite Professional components.

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


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Active Directory Services and reinstall to repair Active Directory Services 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 Active Directory Services

Of 96 sampled Windows XP users, 31 left Active Directory Services installed and 65 people uninstalled Active Directory Services from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 9 left Active Directory Services installed and 11 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 373 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 Active Directory Services is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Active Directory Services is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Active Directory Services is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial