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Disk Cleanup Method

  1. #1


    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Disk Cleanup Method


    I tried the instructions here---

    Windows Update Cleanup in Windows 8

    I followed the instructions for Win 8 & the cleanup took less than a minute.
    Hope someone finds this useful.
    Last edited by Brink; 13 Sep 2014 at 09:15. Reason: updated link ;)

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  2. #2


    Trnava
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    Win 8.1.1 Pro x64


    Could you please provide the original link? Standard cleanmgr takes about 30-60 min. I was testing that one in the original link, since it even started fast, but it was not working, so I decided to leave it for later.

    EDIT: Nevermind, I have found it: http://www.tweakhound.com/2013/10/09...and-windows-8/
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TairikuOkami View Post
    Could you please provide the original link? Standard cleanmgr takes about 30-60 min. I was testing that one in the original link, since it even started fast, but it was not working, so I decided to leave it for later.

    EDIT: Nevermind, I have found it: Windows Update Cleanup For Windows 7 And Windows 8 TweakHound
    Brink changed my link...
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    64-bit Windows 10


    It was basically the same thing, but just another option to run it automatically with the extended Disk Cleanup command.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    It was basically the same thing, but just another option to run it automatically with the extended Disk Cleanup command.
    OK.
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    Sorry though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Sorry though.
    No need to be sorry.

    You know what is best for the forum.
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    Thanks, David and Shawn
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  9. #9


    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    Thanks, David and Shawn
    You are welcome.
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