[Answered] Wasted disk space, I think

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by LM3, Jul 30, 2018.

  1. LM3

    LM3 MDL Member

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    I have install.wim and install.esd on root of c:.
    Can I delete/remove these?
     
  2. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    They shouldn't even be there...
     
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  3. pf100

    pf100 MDL Expert

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    Now everybody's going to be wondering how they got there. ;)
     
  4. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Not by normal use :D
     
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  5. Saxle

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    Are they in a C:\ESD folder? I just upgraded a PC from Windows 7 to 10 using the media creation tool and noticed those files. They're safe to remove, you can even remove them using disk cleanup and selecting "ESD...". They are downloaded and used for the upgrading of Windows, and can safely be removed.
     
  6. Mr.X

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  7. LM3

    LM3 MDL Member

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    Me too. They have been there since last November.They are in C:\
     
  8. Mr.X

    Mr.X MDL Guru

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    Yes, do it please... :hot:
     
  9. pf100

    pf100 MDL Expert

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    ...and the plot thickens. You should analyze them. I don't know how, but I'd figure it out just for this. What version are they, etc.
     
  10. pf100

    pf100 MDL Expert

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    No! Analyze them for version number to see what might have happened.

    Edit: and then delete them.
     
  11. LM3

    LM3 MDL Member

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    They are gone. Thanks
     
  12. MS_User

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    OMG!!!