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

Support to host Universal Plug and Play devices and to discover UPnP devices on your network.

Detailed information has not been added for this feature.

In XPlite Professional you can find Universal Plug and Play under the group titled System Services System Services.

Install Universal Plug and Play:

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

Uninstall Universal Plug and Play:

Universal Plug and Play is not required by other system components in XPlite Professional. You can safely uninstall Universal Plug and Play without compromising other XPlite Professional components.

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


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Universal Plug and Play and reinstall to repair Universal Plug and Play on:

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

User Removal Statistics for Universal Plug and Play

Of 1982 sampled Windows XP users, 1542 left Universal Plug and Play installed and 440 people uninstalled Universal Plug and Play 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.

Universal Plug and Play is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Universal Plug and Play is avalable as option in XPlite Free TrialTrial