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Conclusion As you can see we can now use Disk Cleanup Tool on Server 2012 non-R2 and earlier versions of Windows without installing Desktop Experience. See ASP.NET Ajax CDN Terms of Use – http://www.asp.net/ajaxlibrary/CDN.ashx. ]]> How-To Geek Articles l l How to Avoid Washed March 2016 at 06:47 Worked for me as well...thanks a lot Reply John says: 8. Yes No Do you like the page design? Check This Out

October 2014 at 17:16 Thank you. Troubleshoot Windows Server 2008 R2 Knowledge Articles Technical Details Technical Details Disk Cleanup option on drive’s general properties and cleanmgr.exe is not present in Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. This is by Microsoft's, at the very least hard-to-explain, design, who likely believe it's more of a desktop experience feature than a must-have tool. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff630161(v=ws.10).aspx

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Email Address OR Username Cancel Reset Email × Please log in below Username I have created a batch file based on your instruction: Copy C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_c9392808773cd7da\cleanmgr.exe %systemroot%\System32 Copy C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_en-us_b9cb6194b257cc63\cleanmgr.exe.mui %systemroot%\System32\en-US cleanmgr.exe Reply Pingback: Vrijmaken schijfruimte Windows Server | e-tiket CJ says: 7. April 2016 at 12:10 You have to install a Windows update: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/2852386 to get the option for the "Windows Update Cleanup".

Reply Besmir Zanaj says: 14/09/2015 at 2:46 pm so much frustration over the years to remove those shitty updates setups without ruining the whole server Reply Graeme says: 15/09/2015 at 12:48 These files are called: cleanmgr.exe cleanmgr.exe.mui The location where these files are stored is (I am doing this on Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit): C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_c9392808773cd7da\cleanmgr.exe C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_en-us_b9cb6194b257cc63\cleanmgr.exe.mui After you have located these Share this articleFacebookGoogle+TwitterOther Social Networks × Share With OthersBlinkListBlogmarksdel.icio.usDiggDiigoFacebookFriendFeedGoogle+LinkedInNetvouzNewsVineRedditStumbleUponTumblrTwitterYahoo BookmarksCancelPrint Help Desk Software powered by SmarterTrack 12.2 © 2003-2017 SmarterTools Inc. Sbs 2011 Disk Cleanup By using this site, you are accepting cookies to store user state and login information. × Forgot Login Trouble logging in?

Reply junaid says: 13. You can also subscribe without commenting. April 2016 at 12:07 Good call. https://support.appliedi.net/kb/a110/how-to-enable-the-disk-cleanup-tool-on-windows-server-2008-r2.aspx Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK How to Use All of Windows 10’s Backup and Recovery Tools How to Send and Receive Faxes Online Without a Fax Machine or Phone Line How to Cleanmgr Command Line Updated 9/21/2015: Execute Below Command to Execute. Use the following table to locate the files for your operating system.   Operating System Architecture File Location Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_c9392808773cd7da\cleanmgr.exe Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_en-us_b9cb6194b257cc63\cleanmgr.exe.mui Windows June 2016 at 04:19 I've tried to copy those 2 files on system32 however it doesn't run on my server 2008 r2 standard Reply Admin says: 30.

Disk Cleanup Server 2012 R2

April 2015 at 20:08 Thank you worked like a charm and that extra 3.5GB to help hold it over until the older servers can be migrated to 2012R2 really helps. I don’t recommend this as installing the Desktop Experience feature will not only install Disk Cleanup, but a lot of other utilities you likely don't need on a server (sound recorder, Disk Cleanup Server 2008 R2 Winsxs May 18, 2011 Karamjeet Thanks… June 3, 2011 mike Thanks for writing this. Disk Cleanup Server 2008 R2 Without Desktop Experience Thanks.

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Get exclusive articles before everybody else. http://smartnewsolutions.com/disk-cleanup/no-disk-cleanup-in-windows-server-2008.html The only drawback is you will not have the start menu entry if you are a clicky type of admin, but you can start it from the command line. Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums United States (English) Sign in Home Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2008 R2 Library Forums We’re sorry. The content you requested has been removed. Disk Cleanup Server 2012 R2 Without Desktop Experience

You can now launch the Disk cleanup tool by running Cleanmgr.exe from the command prompt. Cleanmgr.exe.mui should go in %systemroot%\System32\en-US. Reply Jacky says: 22. this contact form The content you requested has been removed.

Ok TechNet Products Products Windows Windows Server System Center Browser   Office Office 365 Exchange Server   SQL Server SharePoint Products Skype for Business See all products » IT Resources Resources Disk Cleanup Server 2003 If you simply do the following, running Command Prompt as Administrator, it should work without issue: copy C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_en-us_b9cb6194b257cc63\cleanmgr.exe.mui %systemroot%\System32\en-US\ copy C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_c9392808773cd7da\cleanmgr.exe %systemroot%\System32\ Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will You’ll be auto redirected in 1 second.

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Reply Ron says: 23. Copy Cleanmgr.exe.mui to %systemroot%\System32\en-US. Therefore, you can skip and get this done by coping 2 files to specific system folders and you can immediately use the tool: Copy Cleanmgr.exe to %systemroot%\System32. Cleanmgr.exe Download I am focused on Microsoft Technologies, especially Microsoft Cloud & Datacenter solutions based Microsoft System Center, Microsoft Virtualization and Microsoft Azure. Follow Me Sponsor Sponsor Sponsor Sponsor TagsApple Azure Cisco

The Adventures of a True Geek Administrator About Multimedia Scripting Linux Windows Web Virtualization Powershell Storage May 6, 2016 Posted by newlife007 on May 6, 2016 in Windows | 0 comments Why on Earth would I want to install Windows Photo Gallery and Windows Media Player on a server just to have Disk Cleanup? The tool to accomplish this is Disk Cleanup, but it is conspicuously missing in Server 2008… or is it? http://smartnewsolutions.com/disk-cleanup/how-to-use-disk-cleanup-in-windows-2008-server.html March 2015 at 11:15 is there any other tools for cleaning junk in Windows server r2?

The 2 files are located in - C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_c9392808773cd7da\cleanmgr.exe - C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-cleanmgr.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_en-us_b9cb6194b257cc63\cleanmgr.exe.mui You can then start the tool by executing Cleanmgr.exe Update: John highlighted in the comments: If "Windows Update Cleanup" is missing This helped me a lot. You could also install the "Desktop Experience" feature this would also work, but why install something if you don't need it, specially on a server. Disk Cleanup can now be run by entering Cleanmgr.exe into a command prompt, or by clicking Start and typing Cleanmgr into the Search bar.

May 2015 at 12:19 THANK YOU!!! After the reboot is complete, we can find the Disk Cleanup tool in Accessories | System Tools We’re not sure why Microsoft decided to omit Disk Cleanup from Server 2008 by