Tag Archive: Command Prompt

Feb 14

How to: cleanup the winsxs folder after SP1 installation on Windows 2008 R2

After the installation on SP1 on Windows 2008 R2 I have notice that lots of my server were getting low disk space. I scanned the C: drive with TreeSize Pro and I found out that the Winsxs folder was really big (between 9 and 16 Gb). There is a command that you can use to …

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Jan 28

How to: Create empty files with specific size

This is just a quick post on how to create a huge file in 2 second. In this example I will create a 1gb file: -Open “Command Prompt” (Start / Run / cmd / Enter) -Use this command: fsutil file createnew <filename> <size> fsutil file createnew C:\1gb_files.out 1073741824 -< filename > is the name of …

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