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

Microsoft Email client and news reader.

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In XPlite Professional you can find Outlook Express under the group titled Communication and Messaging Communication and Messaging.

Install Outlook Express:

If you install Outlook Express to your system using XPlite Professional you will also be required to install the following components that Outlook Express requires:

Uninstall Outlook Express:

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

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


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Outlook Express and reinstall to repair Outlook Express 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 Outlook Express

Of 1379 sampled Windows XP users, 274 left Outlook Express installed and 1105 people uninstalled Outlook Express from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 28 left Outlook Express installed and 157 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 208 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 Outlook Express is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Outlook Express is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Outlook Express is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial