Windows 10: Can I safely delete install.wim?

Discus and support Can I safely delete install.wim? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I'm cleaning out unnecessary files and folders and came across my C drive. Since I have created my own custom recovery partition, can I safely delete... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by vgkfan83, Jul 29, 2018.

  1. vgkfan83 Win User

    Can I safely delete install.wim?


    I'm cleaning out unnecessary files and folders and came across my C drive. Since I have created my own custom recovery partition, can I safely delete this install.wim that is currently setting in my C drive and using 9GB?

    :)
     
    vgkfan83, Jul 29, 2018
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  2. thraxed Win User

    PhysX drivers (Safe to delete?)

    There a couple of games that will not work w/o physx installed, otherwise its safe to delete.
     
    thraxed, Jul 29, 2018
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  3. johnspack Win User
    Compacting a wim file?

    Sorry, no idea where to put this. I just recently learned how to use dism. I use it to slipstream all hotfixes and ie10 ect into an AIO install disc. The problem is, it creates a huge install.wim after 8 index mounts and slipstreams. Considering all 8 images use the same darn wim and files, don't know why it has to increase the wim size by 1gig. Either I need to figure out how to use the same wim.install file for all indexes, or I need to compact the wim file which is now 4gbs with ie10 and all updates to April. Any way to do either?
     
    johnspack, Jul 29, 2018
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  4. exodusprime1337 Win User

    Can I safely delete install.wim?

    windows xp installation and dual core am

    could someone please list the steps they follow to install windows with a dual core processor and windows xp service pack to. I'm reletively new to amd dual core and i feel i'm missing a step. All help will be appreciated. thanx
     
    exodusprime1337, Jul 29, 2018
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