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Windows 7: winsxs folder

22 Dec 2010   #1

windows 7
winsxs folder

can it be deleted without damage to the system , i ask this as it has took up 11gb of space in my hard drive , thanks

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)

No you cannot delete it. Winsxs is the SYSTEM. The size of it and the whole system is inaccurate when using folder properties.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

No, you cannot delete it.

Have a read here to better understand the space and how it's used
WinSXS Folder not actually consuming lots of space
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