C:\windows\patches folder is over 100GB RRS feed

  • Question

  • Server running MS Server 2012 r2, hard drive C is almost full.  Traced is down to C:\windows\patches.  This folder is over 100GB not sure how to clean it up without hurting the operating system.  Any advice would be helpful.

    If additional info is needed about the server please comment as well.

    Friday, March 20, 2020 8:00 PM

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  • Hi,

    How does the contents of the patches folder look like? As far as I know the Microsoft updates do not get downloaded or cached in this folder, so it may be something else, perhaps a third party software?

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    Saturday, March 21, 2020 12:46 AM