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Windows 7: Removing backups after WIndows Update

27 Jan 2010   #1
junglee

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Removing backups after WIndows Update

How does one remove the backups of successful windows updates. I wanted to free up disk space....
KNow how to do it in XP...but no clue how to do it in Win7


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27 Jan 2010   #2
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by junglee View Post
How does one remove the backups of successful windows updates. I wanted to free up disk space....
KNow how to do it in XP...but no clue how to do it in Win7
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Right click Computer Select properties System Protection, there you'll find a button to delete the back ups.

If you also want to delete the files downloaded by windows update and not only the back up, in the windows search bar write : %systemroot%/SoftwareDistribution/ and delete everything in the download folder.
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