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

Direct3D, DirectPlay, DirectInput, DirectMusic, DirectSound

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In XPlite Professional you can find DirectX under the group titled Multimedia Multimedia.

Install DirectX:

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

Uninstall DirectX:

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

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


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

Of 1088 sampled Windows XP users, 971 left DirectX installed and 117 people uninstalled DirectX from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 101 left DirectX installed and 32 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 260 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 DirectX is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

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