Windows 10: What is install.esd?

Discus and support What is install.esd? in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; On Windows 10, in C:\ESD\Windows\sources is a 3 GB file called install.esd. Does anyone know what this huge file is used for and is it really needed?... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by MesPia, Jan 24, 2020.

  1. MesPia Win User

    What is install.esd?


    On Windows 10, in C:\ESD\Windows\sources is a 3 GB file called install.esd. Does anyone know what this huge file is used for and is it really needed?

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    MesPia, Jan 24, 2020
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  2. Marby Rey Win User

    Missing ESD

    Hi,

    To assist you better, we would like to know more information about your concern.

    • Have you tried any changes prior to this issue?
    • Have you tried to check the files in your Recycle bin?
    • May we know what troubleshooting steps have you tried so far?
    • May we know what ESD file are you trying to create? Is it for Windows 10 update?

    Regards.
     
    Marby Rey, Jan 24, 2020
    #2
  3. 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, Jan 24, 2020
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  4. What is install.esd?

    Windows 10 infinite restart black screen


    The tutorials provided are just a list of troubleshooting steps. Use only the steps which apply to you.

    Since none of the troubleshooting steps here worked, I'd suggest you do a Clean install.

    John
     
    AmericanPharaoh, Jan 24, 2020
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