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

Briefcase is used to organise and sycronise multiple files being carried between separate computers.

Detailed information has not been added for this feature.

In XPlite Professional you can find Briefcase under the group titled System Tools & Utilities System Tools & Utilities.

Install Briefcase:

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

Uninstall Briefcase:

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

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


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

Of 2703 sampled Windows XP users, 1117 left Briefcase installed and 1586 people uninstalled Briefcase from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 108 left Briefcase installed and 220 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 65 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 Briefcase is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

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