1.    04 Mar 2017 #1
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    Windows 10 Pro x86 and x64 dual boot

    How do you clean the driver store?


    Hi all long time no post.

    Been looking at my C drive (Pro 64 bit) and under RecoveryImage folder there is a Drivers folder containing 25gb of files, how to clean this up seems rather excessive?
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  2.    04 Mar 2017 #2
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    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
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  3.    04 Mar 2017 #3
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    These articles seem to have no effect on the RecoveryImage/Drivers folder.
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  4.    04 Mar 2017 #4
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    Trnava
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    Windows 10.4 Home 1709 x64

    Do not use Windows recovery, but 3rd party software.

    RollBack Rx Home

    www.aomeitech.com/ab/standard.html
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  5.    04 Mar 2017 #5
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    I don't I use Reflect. I don't think this has anything to do with drive recovery.
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  6.    05 Mar 2017 #6
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    I do not have that folder. Have you upgraded 10 or used the insider version before?
    It looks like it is a way to reload a previous installation when the current one fails.
    People say, they removed without problems, but it is suggested to backup it anyway.
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  7.    05 Mar 2017 #7
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    Fresh install although upgraded to Anniversary when it came out.
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