How to delete old update files on vista

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Darco
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How to delete old update files on vista

Postby Darco » Wed Mar 17, 2010 6:01 am

Hello,

I known that in the past you could find the hidden directory under %WINDIR% where all old files where stored, when installing patches.
But where is now the location under Vista?

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Ega
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Postby Ega » Wed Mar 17, 2010 7:02 am

The best thing to do is to open an console as an administrator and execute the following lines:

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cd %Windir%\SoftwareDistribution
del /F /S /Q Download


Or perhaps put it into a batch file and execute is once and a while.
(As an administrator of cours)
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