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  1.    14 Jan 2017 #11
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
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    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    Quote Originally Posted by Reducto View Post
    I am having the same issue (3.99 TB to delete) guys with such a tiny HP laptop 29gb memory hard drive. After an hour is still ''Cleaning up''. Any ideas how to complete the process?
    Welcome to TenForums @Reducto

    It will complete (eventually), just leave it to run its course. If you can't wait, you could cancel the cleanup (though in my experience it takes nearly as long to cancel as it does to complete). For future reference, you can use @Cliff S's faster way to clean up just the Windows Update. See:
    Cumulative Update KB3194798 for Windows 10 PC & Mobile build 14393.321
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  2.    15 Jan 2017 #12
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    Windows 10

    Thanks a lot.
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  3.    16 Jan 2017 #13
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 102
    Windows 10 x64

    I have seen a lot of peoples posted an image about this on r/softwaregore
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  4.    16 Jan 2017 #14
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 3,045
    10.4 Home 1709 x64

    I know, this is not a critical issue, but common MS, 5 months and still no fix?
    It is all about disk cleaner ignoring hard links, so it should not be that hard.

    [Windows 10 Bug] Windows Update Files Taking 3.99 TB Space in Disk Cleanup - AskVG
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  5.    16 Jan 2017 #15
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 5,242
    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    Quote Originally Posted by TairikuOkami View Post
    ...common MS, 5 months and still no fix?
    Quite the opposite. Now that MS have changed Windows 7 updates to 'monthly roll-ups' I have seen '3.99TB' for the first time on a Windows 7 system
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  6.    16 Feb 2017 #16
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Utah
    Posts : 37
    XP>10

    Can I just delete any files that start with a $ ?
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