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server 2008 wsus

I have a question re WSUS on server 2008 64 bit

I can see that the WSUS folder has a huge amount of data and takes up a lot of space (39 gb)
Is it safe to delete these folders or are they needed by the system
I asume that they have been used and are just sitting there
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doctorbill
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djsharmaCommented:
You  can...
 You have to decline all the old updates that are probably sitting there and then run the utility program which will delete/purge the files.
 
WsusDebugTool.exe /Tool:PurgeUnnneededFiles

Or

Please refer the below link
http://blogs.technet.com/b/gborger/archive/2009/02/27/what-to-do-when-your-wsuscontent-folder-grows-too-large.aspx
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doctorbillAuthor Commented:
If I delete the content folders as suggested, then they are put back again according to the procedure, won't I end up back where I started ?
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Donald StewartNetwork AdministratorCommented:
Actually you should move the content and database to a larger partition so that you dont have to worry about it happening again(It will).


http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2009/09/23/how-to-move-wsus-content-and-database-files-to-a-different-partition.aspx
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doctorbillAuthor Commented:
Complete solution
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