Removing old Windows installation files can't be done by simply selecting them and moving them to the Recycle Bin.
You have to use Disk Cleanup, but luckily the process is simple and won't take long.
However, this just shows files you can delete with your current user account’s permissions. You’ll see the maximum amount of data you can delete at the top of the window, and how much space you’ll actually save at the bottom.
Assuming you have administrator access to the computer, you’ll want to click “Clean Up System Files” to view a complete list of files you can delete. Click “OK” after you’re done selecting data and Disk Cleanup will delete the types of data you want to remove.
This is especially important for anyone using a device with a smaller solid-state drive (SSD). The *gz files are definitely not being removed as expected. Error message is written to the console and it actually throws an unhandled error, which takes out the Node server. Error message is written to the console and it actually throws an unhandled error, which takes out the Node server.This is probably the most important option on the list, as deleting it could cause you problems.These ESD files are used for “resetting your PC” to its factory default settings. '; set Interval(function () , 10); 2018-03-20T.690Z 'logs\log-2018-03-204' 'logs\log-2018-03-205' 2018-03-20T.368Z 'logs\log-2018-03-205' 'logs\log-2018-03-206' 2018-03-20T.067Z 'logs\log-2018-03-206' 'logs\log-2018-03-207' 2018-03-20T.751Z 'logs\log-2018-03-207' 'logs\log-2018-03-208' 2018-03-20T.468Z 'logs\log-2018-03-208' 'logs\log-2018-03-209' 2018-03-20T.190Z 'logs\log-2018-03-209' 'logs\log-20' 2018-03-20T.869Z 'logs\log-20' 'logs\log-20' 2018-03-20T.590Z 'logs\log-20' 'logs\log-20' 2018-03-20T.270Z 'logs\log-20' 'logs\log-20' 2018-03-20T.968Z 'logs\log-20' 'logs\log-20' 2018-03-20T.968Z '[File Stream Rotator] Could not remove old log file: ' 'logs\log-2018-03-204' 2018-03-20T.689Z 'logs\log-20' 'logs\log-20' 2018-03-20T.369Z 'logs\log-20' 'logs\log-20' 2018-03-20T.069Z 'logs\log-20' 'logs\log-20' 2018-03-20T.790Z 'logs\log-20' 'logs\log-20' 2018-03-20T.469Z 'logs\log-20' 'logs\log-20' 2018-03-20T.170Z 'logs\log-20' 'logs\log-20' 2018-03-20T.870Z 'logs\log-20' 'logs\log-20' 2018-03-20T.570Z '[File Stream Rotator] Could not remove old log file: ' 'logs\log-20' 2018-03-20T.570Z 'logs\log-20' 'logs\log-20' 2018-03-20T.282Z 'logs\log-20' 'logs\log-20' and with "zipped Archive": true no file is deleted already deletes the file after it's been zipped, as the assumption is upon zipping users will no longer wish to have the original file there.Generally, the log file gets cleared when you perform an internal backup.When you update your PC from an existing Windows installation, the old files remain on your hard drive.They are saved there instead of being overwritten because something might go wrong during the update installation, or because you might want to roll your PC back to a previous installation if you aren't happy with the new stuff.The Disk Cleanup tool included with Windows can quickly erase various system files and free up disk space.But some things–like “Windows ESD Installation Files” on Windows 10–probably shouldn’t be removed.