You get the following error in Windows: Windows created a temporary paging file. etc. etc.
When you check your O/S drive, you’re running out of space. When you check what’s eating your space, typically it’s c:\windows\winsxs…
The Winsxs folder contains references to updates. DO NOT delete the contents.
Rather this is what you do:
1. At an elevated command prompt, run the following command:
Net Stop WUAUSERV
Delete the contents of the %windir%\softwaredistribution\downloads folder.
At an elevated command prompt, run the following command:
Net Start WUAUSERV
2. Still in the elevated command prompt:
dism /online /cleanup-image /spsuperseded
- Load up Disk Cleanup
- Click on System Files
- If you don’t see it, then you have to update Windows until you do