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NTLite [Update]


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 11, 10, 8.1 and 7, x86 and x64, live and image. Server editions of the same versions, excluding support for component removals and feature configuration. ARM64 image support in the alpha stage. Does not support Checked/Debug, Embedded, IoT editions, nor Vista or XP.

NTLite changelog:


  • Components: ‘Web Threat Defense Service’
  • Components: ‘Windows Recovery – Cloud Restore’
  • Components: ‘Device Association Framework – Providers’
  • Components: ‘Microsoft Client License Flexible Platform’
  • Components: ‘Brokering File System’ (Win11 22H2+)


  • Components: ‘Media Streaming’ expanded and split to include ‘Transmitter’ and ‘Receiver’ subgroups
  • Components: ‘Temporary files and cache’ now includes icon cache
  • Components: ‘Language Pack Setup’ removal leftovers
  • Components: Emojis popup now works with ‘Touch Service’ kept, not reliant on ‘Snipping tool’ any more
  • Components: Win11 build 25217+ ‘System Reset’ component detection
  • Components: Win11 22H2 removal leftovers (continuation of adaptation, license date the same):
  • Autopilot
  • Diagnostics
  • Email and accounts (Microsoft.AccountsControl)
  • Event Viewer
  • Help file support (CHM)
  • Provisioning
  • Tablet PC
  • Windows Update
  • Components: Host Refresh compatibility option now listed for deployed target (e.g. C:\Windows) as well
  • UI-Translation: Thanks for Chinese Traditional (Matt), French (tistou77), German (Cartman586),
  • Korean (Redrabbit), Romanian (Coman), Swedish (1FF)


  • Components: ‘Accessibility tools’ removal was causing Fortnite and Overwatch 2 issues
  • +manual fix on the forum for those not reinstalling or refreshing previous setups
  • Components: ‘Application Compatibility’ removal was breaking Bluetooth support
  • Components: ‘Appx Deployment Service’ removal was breaking Notepad app opening files
  • Components: ‘Biometric Feedback’ removal was causing LogonUI error on sign off in Win11 22h2
  • Components: ‘Enterprise Data Protection’ removal was causing ‘Open With’ not opening on a file properties Change button
  • Components: ‘Tablet PC On-screen keyboard’ removal was breaking typing in some cases
  • Components: ‘Windows Insider Program’ now also removes its Settings page within Windows Update
  • Components: ‘Windows Setup’ live removal was causing BSOD in Win11 22h2
  • Unattended: Server 2019 evaluation edition empty product key was causing install error
  • UI: Various rare UI crash fixes

Build 8972->8974:

  • Components: CTFMon error in some cases after Remove Reinstalls with certain keyboard combinations

Download: NTLite 64-bit | 23.0 MB (Free, paid upgrade available)
Download: NTLite 32-bit | 19.4 MB
Link: NTLite Home Page | NTLite Features

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