Windows 10: is it safe to delete "windows downloaded installation" files?
is it safe to delete "windows downloaded installation" files?
i see there are multiple files leftover after windows downloaded "update patches".. and they are taking up a lot of space..because some files are over 500MB. would like to "reclaim space"
Outside the Box
Type disk clean-up in Cortana box...click on clean up system files as shown.
After it estimates what you can*save the resulting box reappears.
To find out whether it is safe to delete*highlight each item, then message below will advise.
Yes, if you are talking about files/folders under: C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download
Disk clean-up manager does not remove content of this folder
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I can't get rid of these files , they are leftovers from deleting backups .
Anyone know how to delete these?
The second screenshot is the message i get .
Hi, so I know this folder is somehow related to windows update / windows 10 updates.
I'd like to delete it, as it's taking up 5.76GB of space on the C drive.
It appeared a few days after I installed Windows 10.
Can I go ahead and axe it? Or is...
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