how to remove/uninstall windows anytime upgrade from windows 7 pro x64

im trying to remove windows anytime upgrade from my laptop to save some space on HDD.
by searching google, i did not find any useful info, but Im sure there must be a way to do it.

in vista we can do it by following link, but I need to know how to accomplish same goal in windows 7 pro x64,  anyone knows ?
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Lance_PConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Lol sorry my bad.. Guess i overlooked it :)

I was reading up to see if there is a way and so far it seems that our buddies at microsoft have intergrated the whole OS.

I belive that there is no way to 'remove' the additional feature files at this time( Apart from disabling the feature)

Good luck.
Ikelca--This reference claims to "remove" WAU, but I am not sure it does more disable.
There are three files in the Windows|System32 folder with the name " WindowsAnytimeUpgrade..."
You could manually remove them, but they are less than 1MB in size total.
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IkelcaAuthor Commented:
i know how to disable it by gpedit.msc
i want to know where are those files for upgrade located, so by uninstalling anytime upgrade, i can release some hard drive space.
IkelcaAuthor Commented:

yea, i tried treesize to identify where the folder of upgrade files are, but didnt find any.....
thats for vista though .. check if the same works for windows 7.. i have not tried it as yet.
IkelcaAuthor Commented:

i have included that link inside my original post
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