This is because of the NTFS hard links. thanks! [IMG]i42.tinypic.com/seon4o.jpg[/IMG] 3 years ago Reply LarryH +1 for the Windows 2008 R2 support as this could be very handy for older 2008 R2 servers! 3 years ago Reply JamesQMurphy followed by a long string that varies a bit from the previous ones. Did you see the "Clean up system files" button?
The idea was that the system could be cleaned up regularly along with service packs. If no but you can't install, then something is odd. The disk usage reported by Explorer is as if each hard link is an actual file. Just got rid of 5 GB of Windows Update files! https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/6f7c07f8-ad92-419b-adff-12a5b96041f1/file-in-system32-and-winsxs-corrupted-how-to-fix?forum=w7itprogeneral
The WinSxS directory isn't only just Windows Updates. Upon reboot, ACPI.sys was corrupted and Windows wouldn't start. Microsoft released an Update that added the Windows Update Cleanup option to Disk Cleanup tool in Windows 7. It’s called Windows Update Cleanup.
Thanks My System Specs OS Windows 7 Ultimate x64 bigbingo View Public Profile Find More Posts by bigbingo . 11 Dec 2014 #2 Urthboundmisfit Win 10 Pro x64, Win 7 The command you can run is: DISM.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /spsuperseded Simply a cmd line version of what is described above! I'd like to use it to potentially run against an offline image. 3 years ago Reply EricZBA Please add this to Windows Server 2008 R2 3 years ago Reply Michael E. Windows Update Cleanup Missing Check it out: http://www.howtogeek.com/…/why-doesnt-disk-cleanup-delete-everything-from-the-temp-folder 3 years ago Reply Charity Shelbourne @ Server Guru Good point.
This WinSxs folder cannot reside on any other volume than the system volume. Reading through this blog, it is easy to assume that the hurdle is the absence of the Disk Cleanup Utility in the 2008R2 Base Install… But why does this upgrade have The winsxs folder is not as large as it "appears" to be, it typically contains 10's of thousands of hard links. However, Windows 7 only saw one service pack -- Service Pack 1 -- released in 2010.
Libraries which are being by multiple applications are stored there. Winsxs Cleanup Windows 7 64 Bit The Disk cleanup utility this update leverages is not a part of a Windows Server 2008 R2 base install. 47 years ago Reply Charity Shelbourne @Art76 Great point! They shouldn't have ~60% of their allocated space taken up by ancient and new update files that have been applied. Loading...
then I have to restore system. Feedback re: Server 2k8, Vista, XP, 2k3. Winsxs Windows 7 windows or me just whning ? 1 year ago Reply G. Winsxs Cleanup Server 2008 Or you guys will ignore us until Mainstream Support End Date? 47 years ago Reply brodiemac OK, so I have the update installed and have rebooted however, the button for ‘Clean
When Windows installs updates, it drops the new Windows component in the WinSXS folder and keeps the old component in the WinSXS folder. On other supported operating systems, you can install the DISM module from the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK). wth?? 4 months ago Reply Nathan I followed all these steps, but the cleanup tool says it will only free up a few MB. For more information, refer to the help.
This was to solve a number of issues in legacy Windows related to installation, servicing and reliability. Dism /online /cleanup-image /spsuperseded Explorer is not aware of the difference between an actual file and a hard link to a file, and so may count the same file several times, adding incorrectly to disk u are talking about a New Update for Windows 7 SP1 but were can i download that update ??
Any idea of doing linux crash course article (/set of articles)? TheHacker0007 205,500 views 15:26 WinSxS.avi - Duration: 2:56. David Kimball 2,646,980 views 8:27 Troubleshooting Windows 7 Boot Issues (BSODs) - Duration: 12:09. The Startcomponentcleanup Option Is Not Recognized In This Context. Close all instances of the Disk Cleanup tool and try the DISM command again.
Thus for performance it would start by scanning the folders to clean up building a pre-pruned dependency graph, then eliminate nodes as it finds portions of the graph referenced in items This means that every Windows Update you install increases the size of your WinSXS folder. Congrats MS for a nice and useful beginning.  http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfeplat/archive/2013/10/08/breaking-news-reduce-the-size-of-the-winsxs-directory-and-free-up-disk-space-with-a-new-update-for-windows-7-sp1-clients.aspx#243972 47 years ago Reply BSOD2600 @Charity Shelbourne @Andre.Ziegler I too experienced the Disk Cleanup removing the Win7 RDP 8.0 bits on Sure, I'd like to get the help, but not at the expense of getting the feature for 2k8R2 where I think prior comments have amply justified it.
However, I just opened Disk Cleanup and the Windows Update Cleanup option isn't there anymore! If the Disk Cleanup removed 2.27 GBs, you're seeing really good results. windows-7 winsxs share|improve this question asked Sep 11 '15 at 15:13 Pasha 1971212 1 You have looked in the log file to determine what operation is pending? Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading...
Software Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is an In Windows 7 and later, there isn't a ‘dllcache' folder and nor can you find the ‘i386' folder, where the system caches (like in XP) all it's source modules. Click on the sprocket to run in HD 720PLinks:Analyze the Windows Component Store and Winsxs folder:https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l...Cleanup the Windows Component Store and Winsxs folder:https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l...Update for Windows 7 computers to allow the Windows Transcript The interactive transcript could not be loaded.
It also means that if you decide to install an optional feature, we don’t just choose the RTM version of the component, we’ll look to see what the highest available version February 16th, 2013 Reply Gabriel S. In my experience with testing this update, we’re not prompted to reboot. On virtual servers where we limit the amount of space allocated runs out of space after years of these expired updates still taking up valuable disk space.
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