In a few words, we can say that this is the folder that keeps Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows OS components and it is therefore very touchy. Saturday, January 2, 2: Quick Tips content is self-published by the Dell Support Professionals who resolve issues daily. I deleted a large number today, hopefully they are gone. Thursday, December 31, 4: Thanks for harming others If there were good programers in this world, winsxs folder would be unneeded.
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I’ve removed those files and have also used cleanmgr to clean up the system partition.
Windows Server: Information about the WinSxS Directory in Windows Server 2008 and Later
In addition, the System File Checker sfc. If i compile my 30 years old program with the newest compiler, compiler will without problem compile program and run it.
Quick Tips content is self-published by the Dell Support Professionals who resolve issues daily. Also, because of these hard links, the WinSxS folder must reside on the boot volume the volume on which Windows is installed.
Thank you very much good to have good people giving good advise. This is the size of the drive. Check key to be repaired: Comments cannot contain these special characters: Anonymous November 28, at 8: In reply to stillVista’s post on December 7, This tool is for Windows Vista only.
Saturday, January 2, 3: You program one application in java 1. An update to this post can be found here: Anyone know of a manual removal procedure, please? Your comments are subjected to administrator’s moderation.
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The command ran fine. EXE utility to make Service Pack 1 permanent and remove its associated installation files. Total space dropped Winsxs is not a matter of cleanup – it’s there to help protect your system. How satisfied are you with this response?
Happy SysAdm: Windows space issue and WinSxS growing fast
Here’s the procedure for this. Install an unneeded optional feature and then remove it to initiate scavenging of system binaries.
I deleted a large number today, hopefully they are gone. Saturday, December 26, 2: By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use.
Windows Server: Information about the WinSxS Directory in Windows Server and Later | Dell US
We cannot get this replaced at present. It contains files and metadata that allow the Windows servicing platform the component of Windows responsible for applying patches and service packs to determine the state of the system so that only the appropriate updates are applied. Our problem is that we have other financial commitments before a replacement DC can be purchased and added to the domain.
If you have the space I’d recommend extending it to 60 gB. The size of the WinSXS folder and potentially others?
To use or not to use compcln.exe’ that is the question….
This is the real reason for winsxs folder. I thought it was supposed to make the SP installation permanent, and that you could then remove r unneeded files. You can search for.