It seems as though the primary benefit is to free up disk space. I was think it might have a performance benefit but it really doesn’t say anything like that in the article. Currently my WinSxS folder has 7.92 GB and my Update Clean-up folder has 186 MB so that’s not extraordinarily large. Without a performance benefit I think I will just watch it for a while. Learn how to enable and use the Storage Sense feature to configure Windows to download dll files from AVAST Software delete unwanted files automatically.
Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or anything prior to them. Windows 8 and 8.1 will reach end-of-life in January 2023. If you’re on one of these older OSes, you’re being forced to move on. Found by researchers and nefarious individuals are no longer patched. No antivirus or firewall product in the world can protect you from a core-level vulnerability in the OS.
Centralized – which is useful for roaming profiles. Have you looked under /etc/ on recent linuxes ? I count 2389 files in totat, including subdirs. It’s not conherent, not simple, and though some of it might be unserstandable – stuff like sendmail.cf,named.conf,ntp.conf never was perfectly understandable.
There are also some instances in which it is not possible to find out about certain keys and stored information. Windows 10 stores the registered product key in several different places including the Registry. To be more specific, Windows 10 stores the product in the DigitalProductId registry value. This is applicable to both Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro editions. If you are scouring through the registry to find the product key, follow the steps shown below to make things easier.
If you want to free up space in Windows 10, there are several ways to do it. The first option I recommend do is check the CBS log folder.
With access to domain credentials or a session with Full Administrator privileges to Microsoft Configuration Manager , you can very likely gain access to any client machine that is online. Yes I know browsing history delets after 90 days or so but when i visit history stored on c disk there is still one page i visited a year ago and deleted it from browsing hisotry. It still remains on my hard disk and cant be deleted. Leo, wouldn’t removing the Service Pack files affect “SFC /SCANNOW”? That command can be very picky about how SP’s were installed (original media w/SP files versus original media w/out SP files.). When it ultimately asks for “your installation media” and you’ve removed the SP files, it will choke and because you can’t supply them in their original location it won’t finish it’s job. Run “cleanmgr.exe” as administrator, whatever checkbox in the list it gives that’s the most amount of data is the windows.old file.