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

Creates and edits text files using basic text formatting.

Detailed information has not been added for this feature.

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

Install Notepad:

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

Uninstall Notepad:

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

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


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

Of 460 sampled Windows XP users, 282 left Notepad installed and 178 people uninstalled Notepad from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 32 left Notepad installed and 18 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 343 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 Notepad is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Notepad is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Notepad is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial