[Giveaway]: Windows 7 Component Store Cleanup Tool (Rebase)

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  1. harkaz

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    #1 harkaz, Apr 1, 2017
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    Thanks harkaz for everything.
    Did you ace your big doctor exam ? :)
     
  3. Mr.X

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    Will max reliability be compromised in any way if I don't use it?
    I use to offline integrate updates running Simplix Pack which does not have that rollup... :g:
     
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    #4 harkaz, Apr 12, 2017
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    You're welcome! I have a lot of practical work this year, so the board exams will have to wait a bit longer...


    @MrX: Yes, this cumulative update ensures that everything is on the LDR branch, and there are no mixed GDR/LDR update files in winsxs. I have discovered that the servicing stack cannot always handle properly the compressed files when you have GDR+LDR branch files: sometimes the compressed GDR base file may be used as the active version. This means you'll be running Windows with a system file that is invalid.


    Also, a potential improvement in rebase cleanup: Delete (using the powerrun tool) all superseded driverpacks from C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DriverStore. They are redundant since you won't be able to uninstall updates and revert to them, but rebase won't auto-remove them.