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

WebClient allows Win32 applications to access and edit documents on the Internet.

Detailed information has not been added for this feature.

In XPlite Professional you can find WebClient under the group titled Advanced System Services Advanced System Services.

Install WebClient:

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

Uninstall WebClient:

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

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


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall WebClient and reinstall to repair WebClient on:

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

User Removal Statistics for WebClient

Of 74 sampled Windows XP users, 35 left WebClient installed and 39 people uninstalled WebClient 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 WebClient is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

WebClient is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO WebClient is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial