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

Provides network transport and security for Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) for programs running on the same computer or on different computers. If this service is stopped, DDE transport and security will be unavailable. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Detailed information has not been added for this feature.

In XPlite Professional you can find Network DDE under the group titled Advanced System Services Advanced System Services.

Install Network DDE:

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

Uninstall Network DDE:

The following components are dependent on Network DDE. If you remove Network DDE from your system using XPlite Professional you will also be required to uninstall the following components:


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Network DDE and reinstall to repair Network DDE 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 Network DDE

Of 66 sampled Windows XP users, 34 left Network DDE installed and 32 people uninstalled Network DDE from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 6 left Network DDE installed and 7 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 380 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 Network DDE is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Network DDE is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Network DDE is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial