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

Enables you to insert symbols and characters into documents.

Detailed information has not been added for this feature.

In XPlite Professional you can find Character Map under the group titled Accessories Accessories.

Install Character Map:

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

Uninstall Character Map:

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

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


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Character Map and reinstall to repair Character Map 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 Character Map

Of 644 sampled Windows XP users, 242 left Character Map installed and 402 people uninstalled Character Map from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 20 left Character Map installed and 66 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 307 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.

This option is available in the Free Trial Version of XPlite and also as part of XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Character Map is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Character Map is avalable as option in XPlite Free TrialTrial