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

Notifies selected users and computers of administrative alerts. If the service is stopped, programs that use administrative alerts will not receive them. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Detailed information has not been added for this feature.

In XPlite Professional you can find Alerter under the group titled MS Networking Services MS Networking Services.

Install Alerter:

If you install Alerter to your system using XPlite Professional you will also be required to install the following components that Alerter requires:

Uninstall Alerter:

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

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


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Alerter and reinstall to repair Alerter 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 Alerter

Of 99 sampled Windows XP users, 37 left Alerter installed and 62 people uninstalled Alerter from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 9 left Alerter installed and 14 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 370 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 Alerter is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Alerter is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Alerter is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial