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

The Microsoft Network Redirector directs requests for resources on a Microsoft network to the appropriate server and allowing remote network resources to be accessed locally by the system.

Detailed information has not been added for this feature.

In XPlite Professional you can find Microsoft Network Redirector under the group titled MS Networking Services MS Networking Services.

Install Microsoft Network Redirector:

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

Uninstall Microsoft Network Redirector:

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


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Microsoft Network Redirector and reinstall to repair Microsoft Network Redirector 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 Microsoft Network Redirector

Of 70 sampled Windows XP users, 45 left Microsoft Network Redirector installed and 25 people uninstalled Microsoft Network Redirector from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 10 left Microsoft Network Redirector installed and 6 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 377 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 Microsoft Network Redirector is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

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