How-To Geek Articles l l What Are the FOUND.000 Folder and FILE0000.CHK File in Windows? RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek How to Reduce the Size of Your WinSXS Folder on Windows 7 or 8 The WinSXS folder at C:\Windows\WinSXS is massive The WinSxS folder is located at C:\Windows\WinSxS and it is not abnormal for the size of the folder to be several gigabytes. KB is shown to be installed.

How to Take Care of Your Home’s Appliances So They Last Longer Six Things You Need to Do Immediately After Plugging In Your New Router Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER Open the Disk Cleanup tool. It looks like the KB2852386 update was already installed as part of regular windows updates when I searched for it under the view installed updates. This topic was written to provide information about the different ways to reduce the size of the WinSxS folder on a running version of Windows 8.1.

Why isn't this tool just available for all versions of windows in the base package from the get-go? 1 year ago Reply Jup_CT Use the following batch file for 2008R2 systems Thank you Hello McFly Says: September 16th, 2016 at 1:26 pm Melanie, you STILL haven't fixed what you published. Although I had already seen that Microsoft KB I missed the following which was under Introduction-->Notes... So you cannot go back to a position before anymore.

The 2 files are located in - C:Windowswinsxsamd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_c9392808773cd7dacleanmgr.exe - C:Windowswinsxsamd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_en-us_b9cb6194b257cc63cleanmgr.exe.mui You can then start the tool by executing Cleanmgr.exe 1 year ago Reply GJM Wouldnt it be easier to just buy Please try again later. You can't just delete everything in the WinSxS folder, because some of those files are needed for Windows to run and update reliably. Nilesh Tambe 27,752 views 21:34 Remove Junk Files to Clean Up Your Computer - Duration: 2:28.

Either way…"Thank You" to MS for finally providing a way to manage this diskspace hog 😉 47 years ago Reply Anonymous @Tom_Floor - Thanks for the work around, I don't want To do this, open a Command Prompt window as Administrator. Transcript The interactive transcript could not be loaded. Thanks!) Best regards Ben 64kRAM Says: August 3rd, 2016 at 3:13 am @Melanie - You should proof read your articles before you publish them. @Andrew - Thank you for the corrections.

As I have windows installed on a 128Gb SSD this is taking up valuable space, with windows being 50% bigger than it should be.I already used Disk Cleanup to tidy up Will it get cleaned out at that point or not?Thnks! Ask a Question Publish Subscribe SUBMIT Follow Us MOST POPULAR 1 Best and Worst Laptop Brands - 2015 Ratings 2 How to Delete the Windows.old Folder in Windows 10 3 Edge Ran disk cleanup.

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