Windows 10: Can I Safely Delete These Files in the Windows Installer Cache?

Discus and support Can I Safely Delete These Files in the Windows Installer Cache? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I just reinstalled Office 2010 and all 50 updates since Service Pack 2. Wise Disk Cleaner finds 1GB of Office 2010 related files in the Windows... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Steve C, Aug 28, 2018.

  1. Steve C Win User

    Can I Safely Delete These Files in the Windows Installer Cache?


    I just reinstalled Office 2010 and all 50 updates since Service Pack 2.

    Wise Disk Cleaner finds 1GB of Office 2010 related files in the Windows Installer Cache in several folders under C:\Windows\Installer\$PatchCache$\Managed\00004119110000000000000000F01FEC\

    Windows Disk Clean-up and CCleaner do not find the above files for deletion. Can I safely delete those files found by Wise Disk Cleaner?

    :)
     
    Steve C, Aug 28, 2018
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  2. Anusha Win User

    C windows installer folder - Delete?

    He can do symbolic link redirection and move the files in it to a different location. *Wink Can I Safely Delete These Files in the Windows Installer Cache? ;)
    Better try it out in a virtual of first. Just a suggestion.

    Like:
    First move everything in c:\windows\installer to d:\installercache
    Then delete c:\windows\installer folder
    Then type this in command mode as admin
    mklink /d c:\windows\installer d:\installercache

    Removing those installer files is a bad idea. it might prevent you from updating or uninstalling apps.
     
    Anusha, Aug 28, 2018
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  3. temp02 Win User
    Can I delete this unknown file safely?

    Well then simply erase (Shift + Del) the $RECYCLE.BIN folder of that drive, I just find it odd that Windows doesn't pick up the drive's recycle bin when you connect it.
    And yes it's completely safe to delete the whole $RECYCLE.BIN folder, it wont affect any of the other files/folders on the drive, and whenever you delete (Del) another file it will be re-created.
     
    temp02, Aug 28, 2018
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  4. exodusprime1337 Win User

    Can I Safely Delete These Files in the Windows Installer Cache?

    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, Aug 28, 2018
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