Windows 7 SP1 - How to clean your system from obsolete Windows updates

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Windows 7 SP1 - How to clean your system from obsolete Windows updates

The KB2852386 update adds the "Windows Update Cleanup" option to the cleanmgr tool (Disk Cleanup).

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Installation

Once installed, the Windows Update Cleanup option will be seamlessly added to the Disk Cleanup utility.

Cleaning your system

  • Run the Disk Cleanup Wizard in Administrator mode. To do this, use one of the following methods:
    • Click Start, type cleanmgr in the Search box and then click OK.
    • Click on Start > All Programs > System Tools > Disk Cleanup.
  • The Disk Cleanup tool will scan your hard disk.
  • If the Windows Update Cleanup option is not displayed in the Disk Cleanup tab, click on Clean up system files.
  • Click Delete Files.
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