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  1. Joined : Feb 2015
    3rd Rock
    Posts : 323
    WinX Pro x64 IP v14986
       11 Dec 2016 #511

    OK, this just got weird. So, that drive shows a lot of files that it should not. But I cannot find them anywhere.

    In the meantime, I ran a chkdsk and it found nothing, so I tried an chkdsk /f, which dropped the drive offline.

    Now, I no longer have Edge installed, nor do I have the Windows Store.

    Something went really stupid with this install. Time to start fresh. Again.

    Sigh.
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  2. Joined : Mar 2015
    Stockport UK
    Posts : 1,231
    Wndows 10 x64 Home
       11 Dec 2016 #512

    johngalt said: View Post
    OK,

    Now, I no longer have Edge installed,


    Sigh.

    I personally would consider that a bonus
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,514
    Windows 10 Pro
       11 Dec 2016 #513

    fjk61011 said: View Post
    Why do you think that Esd file is there?
    The fact that UUP upgrade does not have install.esd file anymore does not mean Microsoft has abandoned their relatively new software distribution format, first seen by Windows 8 users upgrading to 8.1.. ESD (Electronic Software Distribution) files will most certainly be an integral part of Windows upgrades also in the future.

    However, there are ESD files and then there are ESD files .

    The ESD file we had on upgrades was in fact an encrypted install.wim file, which in its turn is The Windows, containing complete Windows setup, everything needed to install it. Other ESD files in this software distribution model found in other folders are not the same.
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  4. Joined : May 2015
    Haliburton, Ontario Canada
    Posts : 19
    Windows 10 64-bit build 14955.1000
       11 Dec 2016 #514

    johngalt said: View Post
    I only use Pro on my machines and it worked on them perfectly fine.
    Thanks! I will try it on my Pro machine.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 17,350
    Triple Boot 10 Pro & 10 Insider Pro & 8.1 Pro
       11 Dec 2016 #515

    johngalt said: View Post
    Odd. Mine is enabled
    Me 2......

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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 17,350
    Triple Boot 10 Pro & 10 Insider Pro & 8.1 Pro
       11 Dec 2016 #516

    johngalt said: View Post
    Odd.

    Even more odd - my 256 GB SSD, where I moved my \Users tree, is showing 144 GB used. It was ~30 yesterday.

    WTF?

    BTW, does anyone have a whole slew of files (~3 GB worth) in C:\ProgramData\Package Cache? Mine are all dated Thursday....
    Just non-Windows stuff that I had done. I did run Disk Cleanup and Cleanmgr. And Cliff's Batch File:

    Code:
    fsutil resource setautoreset true c:\&fsutil usn deletejournal /d /n c:&Dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup&sfc /scannow&Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth&sfc /scannow&Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup /ResetBase&winsat formal&pause
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  7. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,652
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       11 Dec 2016 #517

    johngalt said: View Post
    Odd.

    Even more odd - my 256 GB SSD, where I moved my \Users tree, is showing 144 GB used. It was ~30 yesterday.

    WTF?

    BTW, does anyone have a whole slew of files (~3 GB worth) in C:\ProgramData\Package Cache? Mine are all dated Thursday....
    I just checked mine, and most files in there have less than 1000K; however about five or six have 5000K+.
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  8. Joined : Feb 2015
    3rd Rock
    Posts : 323
    WinX Pro x64 IP v14986
       11 Dec 2016 #518

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Just non-Windows stuff that I had done. I did run Disk Cleanup and Cleanmgr. And Cliff's Batch File:

    Code:
    fsutil resource setautoreset true c:\&fsutil usn deletejournal /d /n c:&Dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup&sfc /scannow&Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth&sfc /scannow&Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup /ResetBase&winsat formal&pause
    Where is that batch file posted / what is it for?

    All of that mysterious stuff on that drive perplexed me. I had cleaned everything, disk cleanup on all installed HDs multiple times as admin, as well as doing the chkdk, and nothing was found.

    Just to make sure, I opened a cmd prompt during install, ran diskpart, cleaned the drive, converted to gpt again, created the partition, and then formatted the drive without the quick option. Took around 20-30 minues to finish, but now I have some peace of mind that the drive is not malfunctioning or going on the fritz in any way.

    Wynona said: View Post
    I just checked mine, and most files in there have less than 1000K; however about five or six have 5000K+.
    Right. My drive said 120+ GB were taken up by almost 66K files. The problem was that I could only find the original ~30GB of files - nothing hidden or anything, since I keep the setting to show hidden files enabled all the time.

    I have no idea what was going on. But I am re-installing everything now after installing 4971 and then taking the Update to 14986, optin to leave UUP enabled. Cool thing - as soon as I enabled IP Fast ring, the update was available to download.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 17,350
    Triple Boot 10 Pro & 10 Insider Pro & 8.1 Pro
       12 Dec 2016 #519

    johngalt said: View Post
    Where is that batch file posted / what is it for?
    @johngalt

    John, I don't think there is a "formal" post, per se. It was recommended to me and supplied by member @Cliff S. In general, it cleans up and verifies files and integrity, and re-evaluates system health. Maybe Cliff could explain better.

    Wasn't intended as any explanation for your issue, just something I do after every new build or clean install.

    TC
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  10. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,893
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       12 Dec 2016 #520

    It cleans up the WinSxS folder(component store), cleans out Windows update folder and the windows.old folder, checks system file integrity, and runs winsat so Windows can make any needed OS adjustments for installed hardware like SSDs.

    *winsat formal will not work in a virtual machine though, and will show such a message
    *cleaning out Windows Update get's rid of the install/uninstall folders, so after running, you will NOT be able to uninstall any updates if one is causing any problems.
    *cleaning Windows side by side only cleans old unneeded files, like if you uninstalled a program, and the modified Windows API copies will be deleted.

    Also see this post: Solved Intel HD 4600 DirectX - Page 2 - Windows 10 Forums
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