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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.

Supports Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 (up to 1709, more info), 32 and 64-bit natively, live and image. Server editions of the same versions, excluding component removals and feature configuration. Does not support Checked/Debug, Embedded, IoT editions, nor Vista or XP.

NTLite changelog:


  • Settings: ‘ShellBags’ disabling option

  • Settings: ‘Search Suggestions’ disabling option

  • Settings: ‘SMBv3 server-side compression’

  • Settings: Explorer – ‘Network in navigation pane’


  • Components: ‘Capture Service’ split from Xbox app (needed for Screen Sketch)
  • Components-Win10_2004: ‘Error Reporting’ and ‘CDPUserSvc’ components unlocked for offline removal
  • Components-Win10_2004: Linked ‘Search App’ to Start Menu Experience Host component
  • Updates: Cleanup after DISM (%temp%\TS_*.TMP files)
  • UI-Features: Feature names now have green text if enabled by default
  • UI-Translation: Thanks for Arabic (thamermousa), Chinese Simplified (Gskening), Chinese Traditional (Matt), Dutch (René),
  • French (tistou77), Greek (Soulimiotis), Polish (KrzysioZ), Portugues-Brasil (Igor), Russian (Den-s),
  • Spanish (Oleada)


  • Components: VSS API 32-bit was not removed if 64-bit version is kept
  • Components-Win10_2004: WPF Core Kaspersky 2020 compatibility
  • Components-Win10_2004: ‘Windows To Go’ component detection
  • Components-Win10_2004: Leftovers and removes more in ‘HIDService’, ‘Delivery Optimization’, ‘Map Control’, ‘Network Diagnostics’,
  • ‘Data Usage service’, ‘HyperV’, ‘Printing’, ‘DHCP’, ‘Modern App Support 32-bit’, ‘Lang IME’, ‘Devices Flows’
  • PostSetup: UI was duplicating the % sign in commands on preset load
  • Settings: ‘Classic logon’ removed as it’s an obsolete setting, instead disable ‘Display last user name in logon screen’
  • Source: UI crash when pressing F5 to refresh images during image operation

Download: NTLite 32-bit | 9.9 MB (Free, paid upgrade available)
Download: NTLite 64-bit | 11.4 MB
Link: NTLite Home Page | NTLite Features

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