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

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In XPlite Professional you can find Search Assistant under the group titled Operating System Options Operating System Options.

Install Search Assistant:

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

Uninstall Search Assistant:

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

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


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Search Assistant and reinstall to repair Search Assistant on:

  • Windows XP Professional: orig, SP1, SP2
  • Windows XP Home: orig, SP1, SP2
  • Windows 2003 Server: orig, SP1, SP2(coming!)

User Removal Statistics for Search Assistant

Of 1905 sampled Windows XP users, 985 left Search Assistant installed and 920 people uninstalled Search Assistant from their system.

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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