comments powered by Disqus Most Popular Articles Most Emailed Articles Microsoft Previews New Office 365 Management Capabilities with December Update Microsoft Taps Azure To Elevate Windows Advanced Threat Protection Microsoft Issues Reply Jacky says: 22. Bookmark the permalink. While it is appreciated that Microsoft has finally come up with a way to clean out the folder it appears they still have some work to do. 3 years ago Reply http://smartnewsolutions.com/disk-cleanup/how-to-use-disk-cleanup-in-windows-2008-server.html
i don't know what kind of enterprises you surveyed but we see installing ink handwriting and media player features on our Servers as absolute no-goes. 2 years ago Reply Mig So, THanks so much. The KB article listed above will also direct you to a download link in the Microsoft Download Center. Just right-click on the C: drive, choose "Properties" and click on "Disk Cleanup". http://www.howtogeek.com/50259/add-disk-cleanup-in-server-2008/
You can also subscribe without commenting. They're just links, Windows doesn't really take up that space." Can they be considered BS now? 3 years ago Reply Px Finally, a long awaited feature, thanks! 3 years ago Reply The command to accurately determine the size of the component store on Windows Server 2012 R2 is as follows: Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /AnalyzeComponentStore Running this command analyzes the component store to March 2016 at 15:44 Great Post - Thank you Reply Raymond says: 10.
We haven’t previously added the Ink and Handwriting Services, so we get a popup window informing us that they are required in order to install Desktop Experience. Yes No Do you like the page design? It looks like the KB2852386 update was already installed as part of regular windows updates when I searched for it under the view installed updates. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff630161(v=ws.10).aspx email@example.com.
I believe I read elsewhere that if you use this feature, Microsoft may not support the server if your procedure causes problems. 2 years ago Reply Dolldrop Really? Sbs 2011 Disk Cleanup 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. SMH. If you don't the Windows Update Cleanup option does not show. 1 year ago Reply ChuckRJr This is well and good, but what if C: happens to be on a SSD?
KB2852386 shows as successfully installed and the server has been rebooted. 2 years ago Reply mike Hey, what about 2012 and 2008 R0? click for more info November 2013 at 04:14 This is very useful. Disk Cleanup Server 2012 R2 To enable it, there are two possibilities: (Not recommended) Install the Desktop Experience feature. Disk Cleanup Server 2008 R2 Winsxs My winsxs is 15GB and doesn't seem to trim.
Note: Make sure to check the log file to verify the process completed successfully and to verify there is no manual interaction required. Check This Out No upfront server costs. 1 year ago Reply ryan I guess the question is… why the hell would you categorise disk cleanup as a desktop only function in the first place? E-mail us. Does anyone else wonder why these features are so hard-to-find? Disk Cleanup Server 2008 R2 Without Desktop Experience
Very Helpful... In other words, it is doing exactly what our update does for Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Anyways thanks very much. 3 years ago Reply Anonymous Pingback from Blog Post: How to Clean up the WinSxS Directory and Free Up Disk Space on Windows Server 2008 R2… | http://smartnewsolutions.com/disk-cleanup/no-disk-cleanup-in-windows-server-2008.html 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
Saved 7GB. 2 months ago Reply Sean S Script link 404's. © 2017 Microsoft Corporation. Disk Cleanup Server 2012 R2 Without Desktop Experience The files are already present on those locations, you just need to copy them. 47 years ago Reply Tom_Floor shaughnessy: I've been using this method for a couple of years now. Thanks for the half finished effort that gave us a LITTLE help. 3 years ago Reply Vince What about all of those articles saying "Its just how Windows is designed, nothing
Do not turn off your computer." screen (which is normal) but WOW this is going to take some time to do the rest of the production servers. 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 Anyway thanks for the info... Cleanmgr Command Line The idea of the WinSxS folder is that an organization can still roll back to an update if it uninstalls one from the system, since the folder contains a complete copy
Community Additions ADD Show: Inherited Protected Print Export (0) Print Export (0) Share IN THIS ARTICLE Is this page helpful? Why on Earth would I want to install Windows Photo Gallery and Windows Media Player on a server just to have Disk Cleanup? The script can be run from any directory on the server. have a peek here We see that Shared with Windows accounts for 3.83GB of the 5.12GB.
Friday, February 19, 2010 3:26 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote Hello Daniel, In windows server 2008 alot of windows features are not installed by default like Requiring a reboot for this too means I question ever more how M$ expects people to be able to run their servers in a production environment... "Oh sure, let me just February 2016 at 13:43 Did you get any response on this? Are we just left out in the cold with no solution? 2 years ago Reply Anonymous What about Windows 2008 Standard !?!
February 10, 2011 Tracey Thanks! February 2013 Admin 22 Comments Sometimes it is convenient to cleanup some disk space by deleting unneeded files like service pack files, the temporary folder an so on. 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. Reply Ron says: 23.