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Software distribution folder
Name: Software distribution folder
File size: 475mb
The Software Distribution folder in Windows operating system is a folder located in the Windows directory and used to temporarily store files. In this guide, we'll show you two ways to reset the "SoftwareDistribution" folder to fix Windows Update on your computer running Windows We are looking for a way to to clear the SoftwareDistribution folder under the Windows folder to re-download updates. We have always done.
Verify that the new software distribution folder created when you restart the update service is approxiamtely MB in size (standard files). Restart the computer. Clean up the SoftwareDistribution folder in Windows to free up disk space. A PC running Windows 10, , 8 or 7, regularly performs a Windows. In this article we will explain what's the purposes of SoftwareDistribution folder and show you how to delete it to free some space.
Typically I have no issues renaming the SoftwareDistribution folder once the Windows Update service is off, but I have a few boxes that can't be. If this happens you can delete or rename the folder and it will be recreated in the Remove-Item -Recurse -Force C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\*. After you have installed all the pending updates, it is safe to delete all the files and folder under C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download\.