Musings of Geekdom by Eric Newton

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winsxs

That darn WinSXS black hole!
As you may know, every Windows installation starting with Vista has a winsxs directory that takes up a lot of space... not a problem when you have a 500GB volume... but a big problem when you have a VPS with only 40GB of space and the winsxs is taking up 12GB!Just ran across a post on HelpDeskGeek.com that finally actually works for reducing the winsxs directory.dism /online /cleanup-image /spsuperseded /hidesp I can verify that this command works Windows Server 2008R2 and Windows 7. I don't have ......

Posted On Sunday, February 24, 2013 2:47 PM | Comments (0) | Filed Under [ winsxs windows service pack vps hosting ]

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