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How to safely clean up WinSxS

Windows Update may in some occasions not automatically clean up after it self. The fastest and safest way to do so is to run the following.

C:\>Dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup

For more options and documentation you can read the source here;
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/manufacture/desktop/clean-up-the-winsxs-folder