05-20-2011 09:13 AM - last edited on 05-20-2011 10:16 AM by bananaman
For the answer here, see this thread: http://forum.notebookreview.com/lenovo-ibm/221271-can-i-safely-delete-contents-program-files-lenovo-...
"You must keep system, temp, QuestResponse.xml and updates.ser, or else System Update won't start. You can safely delete all other directories."
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03-19-2016 05:01 AM - edited 03-19-2016 05:20 AM
@ semgo wrote:
Thanks gan for your help! I copied the content of the session folder to another drive, afterwards I deleted the content but the System Update didn't work anymore, because it couldn't find any files for the proper language. I can't remember the exact content of the failure message. However I removed System Update and installed it again, and now it works. The session folder needs now only 20Mb.
I consider this a bug in the program that should be fixed. The only excuse (if you can call it that) for it is that Lenovo is a hardware company, and when customer's hard drives are filled up with this unnecessary stuff, they will buy a bigger drive. How convenient.
I think so too, lenovo should fix this nasty bug! If the remove all old updates automatically the folder at least needs 1gb...
There is a registry entry that can be changed to reflect the proper location of the update file repository. I forget what it is now as we have moved to SCCM packs and dont maintain our own driver repository any longer.
this is taken from here but there is also a path in the Registry that be changed to point system update away from the web repository to your files. - still trying to find it.
Change your command line, adding this, where C:\MyRepository = path to your repository:
"C:\Program Files\Lenovo\System Update\tvsu.exe" /CM -search A -action INSTALL -repository C:\MyRepository. -IncludeRebootPackages 1,3,4 -noicon
Now, you'll notice I put in C:\MyRepository. not C:\MyRepository (added the period at the end). If you would, do basically the same thing. At the end of your repository string in the command line, add one additional garbage character (but NOT white space) and see if it makes a difference.
03-19-2016 07:10 PM
This post from 2011 has been resolved with newer SU releases. Current SU leaves no install baggage around, ie the downloads.