Tip of the Day: Recoup Space on Surface

Today’s tip…

Here is how you can recoup ~6GB of space on your 32GB Surface.  Here is what you need to do:

1. Delete the recovery partition – (create USB recovery drive)

Create a USB recovery drive


2. Remove Windows Update cached data (will not be able to uninstall hotfixes afterwards though):

a. Stop the “Windows Update” service

b. Delete the folders/files under the “C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download” folder

c. Start the “Windows Update” service

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