Quote: Originally Posted by ultralame
I went ahead and looked at the winsxs folder using a tool called ctts.exe (calculates usage and then subtracts the amount due to duplicated inodes). Mine is a pretty fresh install, and I have 6.05GB in there + 98MB due to hard links.
You used that tool in the wrong way. It needs to look at the whole drive not just the WinSxS folder.