WinSXS cleanup: how to remove GB of files in the WinSXS folder

This post is a quick one on WinSXS cleanup, and it works (for me). None of the instructions I found online helped me, including the KB2852386 fix on Windows update. Try this: Go to C:\Windows\system32 Right click on cleanmgr.exe and Run As Administrator Now, the relevant "Windows Update Cleanup" option and another for cleaning up Service Pack backups should appear. Tick them both Proceed! For me this worked a treat for WinSXS cleanup. Read more [...]