Have you ever wanted to remove some Windows components like Media Player, Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, MSN Explorer, Messenger…
How about not even to install them with Windows ?
nLite is a GUI for permanent Windows component removal by your choice. After removal there is an option to make bootable image ready for burning on cd or testing in virtual machines. With nLite you will be able to have Windows installation which on install doesn’t include, or even contain on cd, unwanted components.
- Service Pack Integration
- Component Removal
- Unattended Setup
- Driver Integration *
- Hotfixes Integration **
- Patches ***
- Bootable ISO creation
* - Textmode (CD Boot) and normal PnP
** - only new type 1 hotfixes (for example XP post SP2)
***- supports generic SFC, Uxtheme, TcpIp and Usb Polling patching.
So far it supports Windows 2000, XP x86/x64 and 2003 x86/x64 all languages. Longhorn will be supported when it reaches RTM.
You need .NET Framework 1.1 in order to run it… Check if you have it already in Add/Remove programs, or on your CDs before downloading it.
There, i hope you like it and have in mind it’s still in beta phase so report on the forum any bugs or annoyances found.