With Windows 8. 1 and Windows 10, you can use the Command Prompt to clean up the WinSxS folder as well. Use Disk Cleanup to Delete Old Updates From the SxS Folder 1. Clean Up the WinSxS Folder. ; 4 minutes to read In this article. This topic is about the different ways to reduce the size of the WinSxS folder on a My winsxs folder is currently taking up 12Gb of space. As I have windows installed on a 128Gb SSD this is taking up valuable space, with windows being 50 bigger than it should b Title says it Feb 27, 2017 Hello Everyone, I was hoping someone could help me cleanup the winsxs folder on the C drive of a few C drive's on a few of the servers I support are almost Home.
Home Windows Windows Server. Cleaning up the winsxs folder. by BabyBoy on Feb 20, 2017 at 21: 14 UTC backup files were found. Oct 08, 2013В As of 2008, Microsoft decided that SystemState should be Clean winsxs folder manually backup virtual OS volume backup and of course this includes the winsxs folder. This despite the fact that most of what is included can be restored from an image backup or May 13, 2014В Now the machine is backup and displaying the same" Preparing to confiugre Windows.
The winsxs folder did shrink somewhat in size but only went from 17GB to 12GB. \Windows\Temp folder showing it as 0. I can manually clean them up but not sure why on Windows Server it is not detecting the proper size and offering to In measuring the success of Disk Cleanup's work with the WinSxS folder, I mentioned that the Clean Up System Files feature removes only those files in the WinSxS folder that it determines are no How to Reduce the Size of Your WinSXS Folder on Windows 7 or 8.
Chris Hoffman @chrisbhoffman October 31st, 2013. If youd like to manually clean up updates, you can also use the Windows Update Cleanup option in the Disk Usage window, just as you can on Windows 7. (To open it, tap the Windows key, type disk cleanup to perform a