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NTLite is a Windows configuration tool that allows you to modify your existing Windows install or an image yet to be deployed, remove Windows components, configure and integrate, speed up the Windows deployment process. Reduce Windows footprint on your RAM and storage drive memory. Remove components of your choice, guarded by compatibility safety mechanisms, which speed up finding that sweet spot. Windows Unattended feature support, providing many commonly used options on a single page for easy setup.

Easily integrate a single or multiple drivers, update or language packages. Package integration features smart sorting, enabling you to seamlessly add packages for integration and the tool will apply them in the appropriate order, keeping hotfix compatibility in check.

One of the important new features of NTLite (compared to its predecessors) is the ability to modify an already installed the operating system, by removing unnecessary components.

Native runtime, 32 and 64 bit
NTLite does not require .NET Framework or any other addition to run under supported operating systems. This enables it to run faster and allows .NET Framework removal on the host machine. Supported Windows versions include client Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 [10586]. 64-bit version can also edit 32-bit images.

NTLite changelog:


  • Unattended: Skip Welcome Center (SkipUserOOBE), Skip Windows Welcome (SkipMachineOOBE)
  • Tweaks: ‘Quick access’
  • Tweaks: ‘Show frequently used folders in Quick access’
  • Tweaks: ‘Show recently used files in Quick access’
  • Tweaks: ‘Open File Explorer to’
  • Tweaks: ‘Hide folder merge conflicts’
  • Tweaks: ‘Use Sharing Wizard’
  • Tweaks: ‘Show recently opened items in Jump Lists on Start or the taskbar’
  • Tweaks: ‘Let Microsoft provide more tailored experiences with relevant tips and recommendations by using your diagnostic data’
  • Tweaks: ‘Include drivers with Windows Updates’
  • Tweaks: Prompt ‘Windows Update is on its way’ message
  • Components-Compatibility: ‘Samsung Switch’ protection option
  • UI-Translation: Thanks for Czech (Tom)


  • Components: ‘Edge HTML core’ split from ‘IE Engine’
  • Components: Moved ‘Windows Update’ under ‘Windows Component Store’
  • UI-Translation: Thanks for Arabic (thamermousa), Chinese Traditional (Matt), Farsi (Mona mon), French (tistou),
  • Italian (gabritb01), Spanish (Oleada)


  • Components-Win8.1: ‘Core Metro Services’ removal login issue
  • Components-Win10: Sysprep generalize error after some app removals
  • Components-Win10: Skip error prompt if connected online while installing
  • Components-Win10.1703.332: ‘Bitlocker’ causing WinSetup.dll error during install
  • Source: Server 2008 R1 Core image loading

Download: NTLite 32-bit | 7.6 MB (Freeware, paid upgrade available)
Download: NTLite 64-bit | 9.3 MB
Link: NTLite Home Page | NTLite Features

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