Delete leftover and unnecessary old system files with the native Windows cleanmgr tool

Software · 4 mins read
It is widely known that the native processes of keeping and updating Windows generates a considerable amount of leftover files that in some cases occupy several GBs of disk space, especially after stepping up to a newer build. Some of these leftover files are purposefully put aside by the system, for it (or the user) to be able to rollback to the previous Windows build after a major update failure, or the user be able to uninstall a specific update package after observing issues or system instability related to it. Rule of the thumb, I would suggest that after a while on the newer build or after package update installation without apparent bugs or issues, you may safely delete those