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  1. #1


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    MS Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

    win 8 disk cleanup


    When I ran my disk clean up for the system, it reflected "Windows update cleanup" at 106 mb.
    I feel sure it is left overs from my recent upgrade to win 8. To be sure though, is it ok to "erase" in the
    System clean up?

    walex

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,585
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello walex,

    "Windows Update Cleanup" deletes or compresses the old copies of installed Windows Updates that have newer versions of them installed.

    They are safe to delete.

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    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Posts : 59
    MS Windows 8 Pro 64-bit


    Yes it does, Thanks Brink, I should have read more closely.

    getting late here, maybe that is my problem.

    bill
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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're welcome Bill. I hear you about it getting late.
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  5. #5


    I have the similar problem cannot delete 480 mb Win cleanup discover 480mb but does not clean at all.
    I used ccleaner and many other options but still i have 480mb [ windows update ] when run disc cleanup.
    Whats going on?
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  6. #6


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello zszisek, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Sometimes you may need to restart your computer. I have also noticed that sometimes you may need to run Disk Cleanup twice to remove all of them.
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  7. #7


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello zszisek, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Sometimes you may need to restart your computer. I have also noticed that sometimes you may need to run Disk Cleanup twice to remove all of them.
    Hi , I did restart and repeat many times and stll the same, sorry
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  8. #8


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Do you know if it's older than 7 days? Disk Cleanup will not remove some items until they are at least 7 days old.
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  9. #9


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Do you know if it's older than 7 days? Disk Cleanup will not remove some items until they are at least 7 days old.
    HI I have this problem about 20 days and comuter is new[about 1 month]
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  10. #10


    Posts : 22,585
    64-bit Windows 10


    In that case, I'm not sure why Disk Cleanup is not removing them.
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