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How to reduce the Size of Winsxs folder on Windows 2008 servers RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi All,

    We are facing lot of Low Disk space issue in the Root drive (ie: C:\drive).

    Upon analyzing and noticed most of disk space has been occupied by Winsxs folder C:\Windows\Winsxs.

    Please reply back, How to reduce the size of winsxs folder.

    Regards,

    SK

    Friday, November 20, 2015 6:51 AM

Answers

  • Good moring SK,

    Have you tried the following:
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfeplat/archive/2014/05/13/how-to-clean-up-the-winsxs-directory-and-free-up-disk-space-on-windows-server-2008-r2-with-new-update.aspx

    Kind regards,

    Matthijs

    • Proposed as answer by M. ter Horst Friday, November 20, 2015 12:49 PM
    • Marked as answer by Leo Han Thursday, December 3, 2015 8:26 AM
    Friday, November 20, 2015 6:55 AM

All replies

  • Good moring SK,

    Have you tried the following:
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfeplat/archive/2014/05/13/how-to-clean-up-the-winsxs-directory-and-free-up-disk-space-on-windows-server-2008-r2-with-new-update.aspx

    Kind regards,

    Matthijs

    • Proposed as answer by M. ter Horst Friday, November 20, 2015 12:49 PM
    • Marked as answer by Leo Han Thursday, December 3, 2015 8:26 AM
    Friday, November 20, 2015 6:55 AM
  • Hi Matthijis,

    Thank you for the URL.

    Friday, November 20, 2015 11:04 AM
  • Hi SK,

    I suppose M.ter Horst's reply is helpful and I would mark it as answer.

    If you have any further questions, welcome to post in the forum.

    Best Regards,

    Leo


    Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact tnmff@microsoft.com.

    Monday, November 23, 2015 6:54 AM
  • I tried this and it didn't help at all. Any other suggestions?
    Friday, September 16, 2016 2:36 PM