Update Cleanup missing in Disk Cleanup

  1.    10 Apr 2018 #1

    Update Cleanup missing in Disk Cleanup


    Yesterday I reset my PC. No apparent issues there, but after I installed the update today (KB4093112) I noticed that update cleanup was missing in the disk cleanup. Yes, I clicked "clean up system files".

    "Update Cleanup" appears in the green scanning bar, but not in the actual results. I've lost an entire GB of space from the update, so obviously there are files to clean up.

    I also tried using the extended disk cleanup with cmd.exe /c Cleanmgr /sageset:65535 & Cleanmgr /sagerun: 65535 but that didn't manage to delete any update files either.

    I've always used disk cleanup after every update before the reset, never had any problems that I can recall. Does update cleanup simply not appear after the first installed update after a reset or a fresh installation?
    Last edited by trashbag; 10 Apr 2018 at 20:10. Reason: formatting
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  2.    11 Apr 2018 #2

    Just which update files are you looking for ? There are several folders that contain update files.
    Delivery optimization Files
    Windows Upgrade log files
    Windows old
    In last few builds, folder $WINDOWS.~BT used during update is automatically deleted after successful update.
    C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download is also emptied.
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  3.    24 Apr 2018 #3

    Just got another update today, still having this issue.

    CountMike said: View Post
    Just which update files are you looking for ? There are several folders that contain update files.
    Delivery optimization Files
    Windows Upgrade log files
    Windows old
    In last few builds, folder $WINDOWS.~BT used during update is automatically deleted after successful update.
    C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download is also emptied.
    I used to have "Windows Update Files" or something along those lines whenever I ran disk cleanup after an update, but now that doesn't appear in the list.

    How far back would "the last few builds" be?
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  4.    24 Apr 2018 #4

    I always prefer to do a clean format install. Reduces any issues that might arise.
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  5.    25 Apr 2018 #5

    trashbag said: View Post
    Just got another update today, still having this issue.



    I used to have "Windows Update Files" or something along those lines whenever I ran disk cleanup after an update, but now that doesn't appear in the list.

    How far back would "the last few builds" be?
    "the last few builds" refers to windows.old folder that's shows up only after major upgrades/updates. It's supposed to be automatically deleted 10 days after those installs. After it's deleted it doesn't show in Disk Cleanup any more.
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