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

Enables you to clear your disk of unnecessary files.

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In XPlite Professional you can find Disk Cleanup under the group titled ZIP Compressed Folders ZIP Compressed Folders.

Install Disk Cleanup:

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

Uninstall Disk Cleanup:

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

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


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Disk Cleanup and reinstall to repair Disk Cleanup 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 Disk Cleanup

Of 714 sampled Windows XP users, 546 left Disk Cleanup installed and 168 people uninstalled Disk Cleanup from their system.

Of 180 sampled Windows 2000 users, 62 left Disk Cleanup installed and 24 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 94 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 Disk Cleanup is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Disk Cleanup is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Disk Cleanup is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial