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

Manage multiple dial-up networking connections

Detailed information has not been added for this feature.

In XPlite Professional you can find Connection Manager under the group titled Internet Utilities Internet Utilities.

Install Connection Manager:

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

Uninstall Connection Manager:

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

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


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Connection Manager and reinstall to repair Connection Manager 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 Connection Manager

Of 1298 sampled Windows XP users, 538 left Connection Manager installed and 760 people uninstalled Connection Manager from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 46 left Connection Manager installed and 110 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 237 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 Connection Manager is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Connection Manager is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Connection Manager is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial