How To Properly Clear Windows Update Cache In Windows 10 – Free Up Hard Drive Space

While there are other methods to clearing the Windows Update cache, I find this method to be the most effective. If you are looking to decrease the footprint of these updates on your computers hard drive, or you are experiencing performance problems and connectivity issues, it is a good step to clear your Windows Update cache. This tutorial was performed on a Windows 10 machine but will also work for Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1.