I have a Windows 2008 R2 SP1 server that is running tight on space. Discovered that the Winsxs folder is 22.4GB. Read that I can install Cleanmgr, run it and remove unnecessary updates, etc.
I installed it, rebooted server, ran it as Admin, it brings up the utility, I clicked on all the boxes and ran, it did a scan and then the utility disappeared from view. When I return to windows explorer and do a properties on the Winsxs folder, it still shows, 22.4gb. do I have to reboot the server after running cleanmgr? I checked windows event viewer and do not see any entries that it ran successfully or not.