If you mean in \SoftwareDistribution\Download, and you want to try ESD2ISO, no go. Haven't tried the method Kari posted last night yet.
I will be trying Kari's method today. Unlike most installs, this time around I have only installed the game EVE Online, whereas usually I have the Origin client, Ubi client, Battle.Net client, and Steam, along with a slew of games in each. I am glad I held off on the games, I can make a full reinstall from my existing Host as well as from the VMs.
To help set up the new partition that UUP makes use of, perhaps?
After a disk cleanup that partition contains only the biggest part of what's in the original recovery partition and the latter 450Mb partition then only contains what's left of it.
A clean install preserves the original partition lay out.
So, it seems there's work to be done there.
He uses Linux mostly although no expert with it either and now he's expecting at least W13 or 14 by now. Also very difficult man to explain anything to, always has some own and unique look at everything. With him "Why" is always more important then "What". Anyway, he's convinced now since he read in Wikipedia that this is third stable edition he has. Didn't have heart to tell him that MS wouldn't release to public a version that is not stable (in their opinion) and that can barely have anything to do with code names and version numbers. Go figure !
I edited the registry of my AU install just so it shows the version of the build for you/him.His is not an insider version so it doesn't show number on the desktop.