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Windows 7: Update cleanup not working

28 Apr 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Update cleanup not working

Hello everyone,

I have tried to use the windows update cleanup from CleanMgr multiple times (run with admin privileges). The utility shows I have about 8.36GB that could be cleaned, then I reboot, and the available space does not change. I did this about 22 times now under different modes (safe mode, etc), to no avail. I have tried using Checkdisk on reboot, but no errors are found. I downloaded SURT and ran sfc /scannow, but found no violations.

I have attached copies of my cleanmanager, CBS log and disk management screenshot and would appreciate anybody helping at this point because I have no clue what's going wrong with the cleanup. My WinSXS folder is in the C drive.


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28 Apr 2015   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

At the present time Windows 7 Disk Cleanup is not working properly. I like many are waiting for a fix to come from Microsoft.
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28 Apr 2015   #3

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Yep I don't believe you really reclaim or show additional space it's just marked as available to the system to overwrite with more updates.....
I did it after a clean install when it was still working but a few windows updates returned so I haven't used it since which after a clean install and updating everything would be the only needed time to do it anyway as far as I'm thinking,
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29 Apr 2015   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Not much I can do at this point then I guess. I have tried to follow the advice others have provided in this forum to fix their cleanup problems but nothing works.
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