Winsxs Question

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by oneextraid, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. oneextraid

    oneextraid MDL Member

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    I have a general understanding of function of Winsxs but why would it have entries on a base W7 SP1 install? Aren't all Dlls and Exes, for base system, recreated for the service pack and include only current versions of objects?

    If so, then Winsxs entries are a curiosity? And more importantly, how will Winsxs ever have size reduced? Wait til Windows 8???