Reply Derek February 24, 2011 at 1:12 pm # Thanks for the tip Martin. February 27, 2011 Claus Good to read the above and I think good advice keeping the backup files from installing windows SP1. Now we know that you know DOS commands and I'm sure it's a huge ego boost to have so many comments praising your "fix" even if it is an INFERIOR fix It might take a little while to remove the backup files but you’ll get a progress indicator like the one shown above after which you will return to a blank command navigate here
February 24, 2011 Nottus I installed SP1 yesterday, What a "Bummer". I need the "/Set-Edition" command to work because I sometimes need to deploy higher editions and do not want tomaintain separate images for each. But did some update the day before SP1 & ran cleanup then. If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate?
It's a great idea to always keep your old Internet Explorer updates. Once it was completed, it took 4 GB for backup. Reply David February 23, 2011 at 6:55 pm # Yes, installed via Windows Update. But I should have known better.
How to Clean Up the Service Pack Backup Files Open up Disk Cleanup—the easiest way is to just type it into the Start Menu search box, but you can browse through RECOMMENDED: Click here to repair/restore missing Windows files & Optimize your PC Related Posts: Windows Live Essentials Offline Installers for ALL languages Links Everything you need to know about Windows 7 February 24, 2011 Lisa Thanks for this. Cannot Delete Service Pack Backup Files it is Buggy for sure.
Thank a lot Reply Nam Nguyen January 7, 2012 at 10:09 am # Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1. 3.56GB of disk space freed up. Service Pack Backup Files Won't Delete With some of the comments I've come across I think it's a good idea to keep multiple recovery options available when making a major change to the system even if that Tags: remove old backup files service pack 1 windows 7, windows 2008 server R2 sp1, windows 2008 server sp1, Windows 7, Windows 7 service pack 1 Related posts Microsoft Windows 2008 read this article Marked as answer by sixstorm1 Tuesday, December 27, 2011 2:44 AM Edited by sixstorm1 Tuesday, December 27, 2011 2:45 AM Tuesday, December 27, 2011 2:44 AM Reply | Quote Microsoft is
It's optional. learn this here now TechNet Products IT Resources Downloads Training Support Products Windows Windows Server System Center Browser Office Office 365 Exchange Server SQL Server SharePoint Products Skype for Business See all products Where Are Service Pack Backup Files Located That way, if you ever hose IE, you can revert back to the old version, then re-update. Disk Cleanup Stuck Service Pack Backup Files Reply Aqil May 11, 2011 at 1:39 pm # went from 1.40gb to 4.62gb running windows 7 64bit (Home Prem) damn i needed this clean up, thanks for the heads up
Reply Mikko September 17, 2011 at 7:27 pm # Mika; Running SSD too as a C:? =) Also name sounds Finnish. :D Reply Huy December 23, 2011 at 8:35 am # http://kazeinteractive.com/service-pack/windows-7-service-pack-3.html You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like. No CMD line needed.Cleared up 650MB on my x64 box...but my SP1 D/L from Windows Update was only ~80MB (fully patched machine before SP1).I suspect anyone reclaiming several gigs probably hasn't Is there a way to cleanup other Win 7 associartd updates such as those for MS Office ? Delete Service Pack Backup Files Server 2008
February 24, 2011 wtortorici @JonJon He's talking about an upgrade disk from Vista to win7. If that doesn’t work, try rebooting into Safe mode (with networking) and repeating the deletion process Start Win7 in safe mode - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Start-your-computer-in-safe-mode Regards, Leo Huang Leo Huang Privacy statement © 2017 Microsoft. http://kazeinteractive.com/service-pack/windows-xp-service-pack-3-iso.html if it can with a SKU then you may do in place upgrade with a Non SP1 Windows 7 media.MC Naveen Kannan | Support Engineer | Windows Server Setup Team |
Reply charles March 27, 2011 at 9:31 pm # 2.8GB on Windows 7 64-bit Nice, Thanks Reply tocsa April 1, 2011 at 2:34 am # Win 7 x64 free before: 11.649.228.800 Windows 7 Remove Update Backup Files BTW my first attempt to get SP1 cocked up, froze on 19% for a couple of hours, and cancelling it froze my computer so I ended up having to pull the ReplyLeave a Reply Click here to cancel reply.CommentYour NameYour E-mail (will not be published) Notify me of followup comments via e-mail.
I had Win 7 Home Premium x64Bit, and Ubuntu x64Bit, under Dual Boot. This means that if you have been keeping up to date then Service Pack 1 can be relatively small compared to the maximum 2GB size if you downloaded the entire thing. So those 530MB of backup files are costing you 2.4 pence (or roughly 4 cents). Should I Delete Windows Update Cleanup Please let me know how much disk space you freed up with the command.Want additional information on dism?
February 26, 2011 Dennis F I didn't even realize SP1 left a lot of files on the HD. February 25, 2011 CJM As for me, installing SP1 was a no-brainer, however, it slowed both my PCs down tremendously and I couldn't figure out why. Reply Anon March 18, 2013 at 12:33 pm # This is fantastic. weblink Still, they will free up Gigabytes as well.Removing Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Backup FilesThe easiest way to remove the backup files of the Windows 7 Service Pack 1 installation is
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