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  • Windows 19H1 to grab 7GB of reserved disk space

    Home Forums AskWoody support Windows Windows 10 Windows 10 beta builds Windows 19H1 to grab 7GB of reserved disk space

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     PKCano 4 days, 16 hours ago.

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      dph853
      AskWoody Lounger

      https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-windows-10-to-grab-7gb-of-your-storage-so-big-updates-dont-fail/

      I am relieved to read that MS does not intend to grab yet another partition for their proposed servicing “use” but at the same time, I do not particularly appreciate being locked out of areas of my HD. I generally know what I can mess with and what I should leave alone. There is no reason for this “temporary file space” to not be accessible and at least read only so as to confirm that what is being stored here are in fact temporary files rather than a long term repository for telemetry and data MS wishes to have access to but does not wish to send to themselves and store on their own servers. Who knows what the future holds for this scalable reserved space. If its purpose creeps over time, will the user be told of these new uses? I do believe in inspect and verify when it comes to the claims of  Microsoft these days.

      Whatever happened to, “You do not have enough disk space to proceed. Please free up 7 GB and try again”?

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      joep517
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      See Windows 10 and reserved storage + comments for more details on how this will work. Some of the article is fairly technical.

      --Joe

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      PKCano
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