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

Local store of hardware device drivers to eliminate the need for the CDROM when installing a known device. May require access to Service Pack files.

Detailed information has not been added for this feature.

In XPlite Professional you can find Driver Cache under the group titled Operating System Options Operating System Options.

Install Driver Cache:

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

Uninstall Driver Cache:

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

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


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Driver Cache and reinstall to repair Driver Cache 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 Driver Cache

Of 1429 sampled Windows XP users, 1219 left Driver Cache installed and 210 people uninstalled Driver Cache from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 107 left Driver Cache installed and 50 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 236 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 Driver Cache is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Driver Cache is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Driver Cache is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial