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

Editor for creating short memos and documents

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In XPlite Professional you can find WordPad under the group titled Accessories Accessories.

Install WordPad:

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

Uninstall WordPad:

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

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


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

Of 690 sampled Windows XP users, 298 left WordPad installed and 392 people uninstalled WordPad from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 34 left WordPad installed and 46 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 313 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.

This option is available in the Free Trial Version of XPlite and also as part of XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

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