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

Enables starting processes under alternate credentials. If this service is stopped, this type of logon access 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 Secondary Logon under the group titled Advanced System Services Advanced System Services.

Install Secondary Logon:

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

Uninstall Secondary Logon:

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

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


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Secondary Logon and reinstall to repair Secondary Logon 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 Secondary Logon

Of 78 sampled Windows XP users, 35 left Secondary Logon installed and 43 people uninstalled Secondary Logon from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 6 left Secondary Logon 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 Secondary Logon is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Secondary Logon is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Secondary Logon is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial