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winsxs is 16GB

Hi friends,

i am using windows vista home premium and i done some online updates so now i am in sp2.

Now my O.S is working fine but my windows folder is 20 Gb in that i observed that winsxs occupied 16GB.How to delete all these unwanted data.

i done disk cleanup for free space .but i got some MB space only.

So please tell me how to get that space back with out formatting O.S.

Thanks in advonce.

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Yes. I asked about that.

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PS. Feet to the fire time.

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What I'm hoping for is some name or major name (Dell, IBM, Cnet) to make a stink over this one and then MSFT would include it in disk cleanup.

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Yep, me too

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and as Bob says this has been raised before.

There is no recommended solution available from Microsoft at this time that I know of, nor, apparently, any response from them.


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