XPlite can uninstall Data Access Components (MDAC), re-install or repair Data Access Components (MDAC) on Windows XP and Windows 2000. Improve Windows performance and security.
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Data Access Components (MDAC) Data Access Components (MDAC)

Database technologies MSDAC, OLEDB, ADO, MSDAC, DAO, SOAP

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In XPlite Professional you can find Data Access Components (MDAC) under the group titled System Tools & Utilities System Tools & Utilities.

Install Data Access Components (MDAC):

Data Access Components (MDAC) is a stand-alone component. The function of Data Access Components (MDAC) does not rely on any other XPlite Professional components and removing other components in XPlite Professional should not influence Data Access Components (MDAC).

Uninstall Data Access Components (MDAC):

Data Access Components (MDAC) is not required by other system components in XPlite Professional. You can safely uninstall Data Access Components (MDAC) without compromising other XPlite Professional components.

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


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Data Access Components (MDAC) and reinstall to repair Data Access Components (MDAC) 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 Data Access Components (MDAC)

Of 36 sampled Windows XP users, 22 left Data Access Components (MDAC) installed and 14 people uninstalled Data Access Components (MDAC) from their system.

Of 180 sampled Windows 2000 users, 7 left Data Access Components (MDAC) installed and 6 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 167 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 Data Access Components (MDAC) is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Data Access Components (MDAC) is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Data Access Components (MDAC) is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial