SOLVED Problem with TiWorker, created HUGE WinSxS folder


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After latest WIN Update (KB3213986) TiWorker continued working until I manually stopped it. In the meantime it has created huge folder WinSxS (7.37GB) with 77 783 files in 19 356 folders. All folders are prefixed amd64_ although I have i5.
Can't delete,even when I changed ownership to Administrator.
I have reset SoftwareDistribution folder and run sfc /scannow, then Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image / Restorehealth but no use.
PLEASE help,
Thank you
 
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WinSXS is usually that big and can even grow much bigger. Nothing to worry about. In Windows, no matter which one of the recent systems, amd64 is synonymous for a 64bit system. It does not mean you have a AMD cpu.WinSXS is a windows system folder that cannot be deleted and is essential for windows to work. The one I have on my computer is a little over 8Gb in size and I have only the programs I really need on it.This folder can grow as I have seen already up to 15-20GB, depending on how many programs are installed.
 
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Thank you, Grizzly. this is a relief. My problem is solved. However I never noticed that WinSxS has grown to this size, it currently occupies more than 7% of C:
Is there a chance to shrink it a bit after removing some unnecessary programs?
 
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I do not know about that but if you find a way to shrink it, let me know....
 

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