How to Delete Windows Update Files in Windows 11

The starting point for this article, is the understanding that a DLL can simply be dropped into your Unity project, Unity will detect it and you can then start using it. Of course, it’s almost never that simple in real scenarios, however I will demonstrate that it can be that simple. In a future article I’ll give you some tools to help solve the issues that will inevitably come up.

You might find that your system is more responsive and efficient after an update. After the basic setup, your Windows 7 computer has successfully upgraded to Windows 10. You’re able to download your frequent using apps and start enjoying Windows 10.

If your computer cannot run Windows 10 and you’re not buying a new device or upgrading the hardware, what happens? Well, given the importance of an operating system that is regularly updated, it might be time to look elsewhere. Various alternative operating systems are available, mostly in the Linux family, some of which are designed specifically for Windows refugees. Also, unofficially, I’ve had some success using old Windows 7 and Windows 8 product keys to activate equivalent editions of Windows 11. Microsoft offers several ways to download Windows 11 manually. One is to use the Installation Assistant app, which you install on your PC to trigger a normal upgrade install via Windows Update. The second is to use the Windows 11 Media Creation Tool, which automates the process of creating a bootable USB install drive or downloading an install ISO file.

  • Worth mentioning that I had to combine and repeat solutions.
  • In 99% of cases you will always be able to disassemble .NET applications down to MSIL and then reassemble them without any issue.
  • Right-click on Windows Update on the list of services and select Stop.
  • Select the language and other preferences, then tap Next button.

You can check the .meta files have been changed with git status; there should be no pending changes. DotPeek is a popular free decompiler program that you need to download and install at first to open DLL files at ease. I used piece of software a few years ago that allowed limited editing of the generated code directly within the tool itself, but when I say ‘limited’, I really mean limited. In fact, this feature was actually removed from more recent releases of this software. The old version that had this feature is no longer available, but it’s still a decent and free .NET decompiler so if you want to check it out, it’s called DotNet Resolver.

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After the update is completed, you should have access to all user files that were previously available in Windows 10. Copy Disk copies all partitions as well as data from one disk to another within several steps. Besides, it even can copy an mbr disk using GUID Partition Table for target disk, which makes it possible to use all space of disks larger than 2TB. Generally, a lot of disk cloning software can help you back up data easily. For instance, you can try using MiniTool Partition Wizard. This free, simple and professional disk cloning software offers Copy Disk feature to help you easily and quickly backup all disk data.


You can’t perform an in-place upgrade to an older version of Windows, from within Windows 10. Before starting the installation, you will need to disable Secure Boot and native EFI boot.

After the downloaded update files are deleted , Windows Update can start afresh to re-check for updates and download them all over again. If you update the framework to Windows 11, you will be unable to find a few documents on your device. This might be because the Windows 11 update may likely have moved your data to another area on your PC, or the Windows update deleted files.

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