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

Graphic Avatars for each user displayed on the login screen and start menu.

Detailed information has not been added for this feature.

In XPlite Professional you can find User Avatars under the group titled Operating System Options Operating System Options.

Install User Avatars:

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

Uninstall User Avatars:

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

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


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall User Avatars and reinstall to repair User Avatars on:

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

User Removal Statistics for User Avatars

Of 1815 sampled Windows XP users, 1078 left User Avatars installed and 737 people uninstalled User Avatars 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.

The option to uninstall User Avatars is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

User Avatars is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO User Avatars is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial