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Subscribe Search This Thread Start a New Thread post #1 of 7 8/22/13 at 10:13am Thread Starter Erick Silver "GIMMEE YER SAMMICH!!" Joined: Dec 2009 Location: STEALIN' YER Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Also have you tried the build in disc cleaner? Makes me reconsider getting a SSD for my next build, given I'll most likely go with windows 7. #16 Red Squirrel, Nov 26, 2011 lxskllr Lifer Joined: Nov 30, 2004 this contact form

Vista General 40GB DisappearedHello, I have a very strange problem! System Manufacturer/Model Number Gateway OS Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit CPU intel core 2 Extreme QX6700 Motherboard intel Memory 3 gigs Graphics Card NVIDA Sound Card Creative SB X-FI Monitor(s) Displays http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds/0_30 Mecha |3lack (25 items) Ol' Timer (23 items) Littlefoot (14 items) CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAMIntel Xeon x5650 @ 3.80GHz 6c/12tAsus P6T Deluxe V2 16+2 PhaseSapphire NITRO+ RX470 by Jedson3614 › NZXT Kraken X52 All-in-One CPU Liquid Cooling System Cooling, Black...

Windows 10 Folder 40gb

I have never been able to download Service Pack 1 (always an error) and I get the feeling that these two things are related. To... Vista General Installing on Seagate 40gb IDE HDDAny ideas why it would tell me the HDD isn't bootable????

justmy2cents ;)Don (Please take a moment to "Vote as Helpful" and/or "Mark as Answer", where applicable. asked 2 years ago viewed 6102 times active 2 years ago Linked 21 My Windows folder takes up too much space - how can I reduce it? 158 Why does the Edit: In an elevated command prompt, type "powercfg -h off" to disable hibernation and delete hiberfil.sys. #10 VirtualLarry, Nov 18, 2011 Last edited: Nov 19, 2011 Kenmitch Diamond Member Joined: Windows 7 Disable Hibernation I have a lenovo T60 laptop, with windows vista business and also a partition for Linux.

When I check it myself it says 25gb so it must be all hidden data. Windows 10 Taking Up 40gb nothing will happen to the system? OK sarcasm aside, Windows stores different versions of libraries in winsxs to avoid compatibility issues. A log file is created when an error occurs.

solved windows explorer taking up my internet solved Laptop taking a while to boot up after windows reinstall solved Windows 10 system files taking up 130gb solved Backing up to external: Clean Up Winsxs My Win 7 Enterprise 64 install is over a year old and I'm only using 19GB... #12 Vic Vega, Nov 19, 2011 Dahak Diamond Member Joined: Mar 2, 2000 Messages: If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact [email protected] I've also came to know that both folders can contain orphaned files which contribute to bloated size.

Windows 10 Taking Up 40gb

System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell XPS 420 OS Vista Home Premium x86 SP2 CPU Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 2.50GHz Motherboard Stock Dell 0TP406 Memory 4 gb (DDR2 800) 400MHz Graphics Card http://blogs.technet.com/b/joscon/archive/2012/01/18/can-you-safely-delete-files-in-the-windir-installer-directory.aspx Best Regards, MandyPlease remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. Windows 10 Folder 40gb This helps the community, keeps the forums tidy, and recognises useful contributions. Windows 10 40gb As I stated above, I started with a 32GB SSD after format and install of Win7 I have little left (3.87GB) and was looking to see if there was a solution.

Browse other questions tagged windows-7 windows or ask your own question. http://themenage.com/windows-10/windows-internet-explorer-keeps-flashing-on-and-off-when-trying-to-open-a-folder.html Rogue LeaderNov 5, 2015, 12:16 PM kuhani said: Rogue Leader said: You're going to need a bigger drive. Ask me for the correct settings and you will delete a lot of garbage. Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Windows Client   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 Windows 10 Windows Folder 40gb

If you never bother to clean up things like patches then it grows [like the yum and apt stores], install tons of programs, it grows. It makes no sense for an OS to use more resources than the programs it is intended to run. Full Review Microsoft IntelliMouse Optical 1.1A Reviewed by carlrogersmc It is worth noting that this mouse is also very convenient for work, since it is very clear that the palm navigate here C:\Windows\Installer = 7.9GB C:\Windows\winsxs = 6.9GB I've done some reading on both folders and understand the need for both.

Vista performance & maintenance Cannot copy 40GB fileI have a 40 GB vmware file that I am unable to copy from an XP SP3 laptop to a Vista x64 Ultimate desktop. Windows Installer Folder Cleanup Best answer madcap42Feb 21, 2014, 6:15 AM there's your answer temp files need to be deleted and your logs need to be saved maybe on separate hard drive and then cleared This is really annoyingas it also get bigger every time I look at it.

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It ran, deleted 1 file, kicked a few errors (other sources say the errors are fine and will still cleanup what it can). The time now is 12:03. .

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by EcksMega › ASUS Prime B350-Plus AMD Ryzen AM4 DDR4 HDMI DVI VGA M.2 USB 3.1... by Edward ODaniel / January 23, 2011 10:25 AM PST In reply to: Windows Folder is Huge-40 GB If you were (and likely still are) having problems with .NET 3 you I am saying that the windows folder on its own is taking 80gb where it should be no more than 30gb. Makes me reconsider getting a SSD for my next build, given I'll most likely go with windows 7.Click to expand...

It just grows over time, and as far as I know there isn't anything you can do about it other than to periodically reformat. I was astonished when I saw the available space left, less than 5G's. Can't find your answer ? Should be able to delete it.

I've used cleanmgr.exe but it doesn't find anything to cleanup! Best answer Rogue LeaderNov 5, 2015, 11:45 AM You're going to need a bigger drive. This is why you should also buy and separate Hard Drive for your programs & software i.e game etc the ssd with small space i'e 120 gb are really for starting When you go to cookies right click in one of the panels and then intelligent scan.

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