You’ll be auto redirected in 1 second. Privacy statement © 2017 Microsoft. But…we can’t do anything with what we just installed until we get Disk Cleanup which is installed with the Desktop Experience feature. I have added that to the original post. Check This Out
Is this all I can reasonably expect to clean out of it with the other stuff being needed? Afterwards, restore the two files where they belong. For server 2008 R2 open a command prompt copy C:Windowswinsxsamd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_c9392808773cd7dacleanmgr.exe %systemroot%System32 copy C:Windowswinsxsamd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_en-us_b9cb6194b257cc63cleanmgr.exe.mui %systemroot%System32en-US Noew you can run CLEANMGR.EXE from the command line and remove the files 2 years ago Reply The Desktop Experience feature is required because Microsoft took make-shift approach to get the tool to work on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.
After running /StartCompomentCleanup, upon analyzing the size again, we see it is as follows: So no notable difference really. Reply Jacky says: 22. May 2015 at 12:19 THANK YOU!!! July 9, 2011 pogidaga Does it not seem strange that a tool that many admins consider essential to run, especially after a fresh install is not available by default?
We will migrate every server we can away from Windows. 2 years ago Reply Jim Gaba I tried moving the files AND installing the desktop exprience and neither gave me the Published 01/26/10 SHOW ARCHIVED READER COMMENTS (8) Comments (8) August 5, 2010 thanks September 1, 2010 Hong Yan It is a great instruction and helps me a lot. Take a look at one of my earlier blogs for more details on Features on Demand: http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfeplat/archive/2013/02/24/how-to-reduce-the-size-of-the-winsxs-directory-and-free-up-disk-space-on-windows-server-2012-using-features-on-demand.aspx Here’s a handy table showing when we introduced the various different cleanup and Sbs 2011 Disk Cleanup Other Options Aside from the cleanup mechanism included with this fix, if you have applied SP1 and have not cleaned up afterwards, I’d highly recommend doing so by running the following
On Windows 7 workstation, you have the Disk Cleanup Utility to do this: By default, this tool is not enabled on Windows Server 2008 R2. Terrible workaround. 2 years ago Reply Ed @Mike : If you "like" Windows so much, you can switch to Linux or maybe Chromebricks! 2 years ago Reply Casey4 Very useful article. Yes No Thanks for your feedback... 91% of people found this helpful. Then you have to use "Disk Cleanup Wizard" on a Server.
This is absurd, WinSxS (pronounced "windows sucks") is taking up about 65% of my Windows directory. Disk Cleanup Server 2012 R2 Without Desktop Experience One of the major reasons I wanted this piece of technical indulgence is to use as a e-b... Just right-click on the C: drive, choose "Properties" and click on "Disk Cleanup". After installing this update and prior to being able to perform the cleanup, the Desktop Experience feature must be installed.
Not all 3rd party anti-viruses conflict with Windows Defender, but there have been reports that some do.~ Charity Shelbourne and Tom Moser, Spring cleaning servers since 1998 Update Or, is there a way that I can used directly the Disk Clean Up Tool without installing this Desktop Experience? Disk Cleanup Server 2012 R2 We see that Shared with Windows accounts for 3.83GB of the 5.12GB. Disk Cleanup Server 2008 R2 Without Desktop Experience In short, the script does the following: 1) Installs Desktop Experience, if not previously installed, and performs a reboot. 2) Sets the appropriate registry keys to automate the cleanup.
Copy cleanmgr.exe from C:Windowswinsxsamd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_c9392808773cd7da to %systemroot%System32, and copy cleanmgr.exe.mui from C:Windowswinsxsamd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_en-us_b9cb6194b257cc63 to %systemroot%System32en-US (or maybe another folder if you're running another language, not sure about this). http://blackplanetsupport.com/disk-cleanup/disk-cleanup-command-line-server-2008.html Copyright © 2006-2016 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved
The script certainly beats the alternative of doing this all manually. Cleanmgr Command Line There are many entries in forum or technet on this, all with the same stupid answer. eBay vs.
In this case, that operating system is Windows Server 2012 R2. DISM would have been the most convenient for admins. Notice in the screen shot that it provides you with the Windows Explorer reported size and the actual size: Notice that the component store is much smaller than Windows Server 2008 Disk Cleanup Server 2003 why does MS do stupid things like this...
Thank you! The Disk Cleanup Wizard removes the update files that pile up in the WinSxS folder on Windows systems. Thanks for taking the time to post this. 2 years ago Reply hasan ztr If this method doesn't work for you here is a solution : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBlQKqdNhwM 2 years ago Reply navigate here [email protected] 1 year ago Reply Chris Was goimg to try and make a quick and easy image of my windows 7 netbook but this continual bs from ms is not worth
The wizard is described by Microsoft as "a back port" from Windows Server 2012 R2. It's described by Knowledge Base article KB2852386.