After installing Windows 10 on my laptop, I noticed that the C:\Windows\Installer folder has now reached 23.8 GB. Since I only have a 128 GB SSD, the size is getting ridiculous. It’s not nearly so large on other Windows installations I’ve checked.
My question is: can I clean this somehow?
Some preemptive notes:
- I have already done all disk cleanup procedures, including system files and old windows installs
- The folder is already compressed
- I gather from other forum posts that programs like msizap and cclean don’t work
- Some of the msi/msp files are super old: like 2008, whereas I bought the laptop in 2013.
Worked for me
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