disc cleanup


  1. Posts : 1,115
    10 Pro retail 1909
       #1

    disc cleanup


    1803 cumulative updates take so long to be cleaned up with disc cleanup.
    I do so b/c I want to have a clean image in case I have to recover.
    Is there a faster way to clean up these updates?
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  2. AddRAM's Avatar
    Posts : 2,884
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       #2

    Do you mean these ? I agree it does take awhile, this 1.23 GB took almost 10 minutes for me.
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  3. Steve C's Avatar
    Posts : 5,255
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       #3

    Do you have the OS on a SSD which would be faster?
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  4. eLPuSHeR's Avatar
    Posts : 2,178
    Windows 10 Home x64
       #4

    The process is understandably slow even on SSD.
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  5. AddRAM's Avatar
    Posts : 2,884
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       #5

    Ya it`s no big deal, you start the process then turn all your attention to the World Cup game that`s currently playing
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  6. Posts : 47
    Windows 10
       #6

    I have a hardware raid 0 setup and Disk Cleanup takes a while cleaning up Windows Updates.... just a Microsoft thing.
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  7. TairikuOkami's Avatar
    Posts : 4,116
    Home 2004 x64 10.0.19041.264
       #7

    Try to run this as admin: Windows Cleanup It performs a manual cleanup before running disk cleanup.

    This line removes all system restore points and file backups, remove it, if you do not want that.
    Code:
    vssadmin delete shadows /for=c: /all /quiet

    Disk cleanup runs component cleanup, which takes the most time.

    Clean Up the WinSxS Folder | Microsoft Docs
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  8. AddRAM's Avatar
    Posts : 2,884
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       #8

    It seems this is a duplicate topic/thread.

    disc cleanup - Windows 10 Forums
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