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

Use Automatic Updates to search for updates and automatically download them in the background.

Detailed information has not been added for this feature.

In XPlite Professional you can find Windows Automatic Updates under the group titled Internet Utilities Internet Utilities.

Install Windows Automatic Updates:

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

Uninstall Windows Automatic Updates:

The following components are dependent on Windows Automatic Updates. If you remove Windows Automatic Updates from your system using XPlite Professional you will also be required to uninstall the following components:


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Windows Automatic Updates and reinstall to repair Windows Automatic Updates on:

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

User Removal Statistics for Windows Automatic Updates

Of 1197 sampled Windows XP users, 762 left Windows Automatic Updates installed and 435 people uninstalled Windows Automatic Updates from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 57 left Windows Automatic Updates installed and 84 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 252 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 Automatic Updates is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Windows Automatic Updates is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Windows Automatic Updates is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial