We are waiting for the arrival of the branch 20H1 to Windows 10, an update to the Microsoft operating system that, in theory, should arrive in spring and that now, you can be in the air for the global threat posed by the Coronavirus. What is true is that Windows 10 2004 (it is the branch 20H1) is increasingly close to, and in fact only two days ago that they launched the Build 19041.153 for Windows 10.
There are many who will benefit, come the day, to upgrade their equipment but what happens if we do not have enough space? A part of our hard drive is reserved to be used in case of need, a functionality that came Windows 10 May 2019 Update and with Windows 10 2004 will pass to a better life, since users can recover that space reserved.
The function “Reserved Storage” (Storage reserved) it was thought in the beginning to avoid problems during the installations. In fact Microsoft already explained its operation to avoid and clarify doubts among the users.
A space intended only and exclusively for that started the upgrade process, Windows 10 can make use of the same. The operating system ensures in this way that we have enough space on the hard disk, ensuring a minimum to avoid problems later.
The “reserved Storage” you can check in the path “Settings > Applications > Applications and features > Manage optional features” and as you would expect, you can’t remove… until now, and is that with the arrival of Windows 10, 2004, the operating system will allow us to turn it off.
For finish with the space that Windows reserves on our team in case you need more capacity at some point, we have to use the command prompt and type a series of commands. These are the steps:
- We write “CMD” to access the command Prompt
- We write “DISM.exe /Online /Get-ReservedStorageState” (without the quotation marks) to check the status of the reserved Storage.
- Deactivate the reserved Storage with the command “DISM.exe /Online /Set-ReservedStorageState /State:Disabled”.
- We can re-enable it with the command “DISM.exe /Online /Set-ReservedStorageState /State:Enabled”.
Turn off the “reserved Storage” it can be a highly interesting option for teams with a low storage capacity, especially the older ones that started to use solid state disks SSD drives memory eMMC with capabilities that in many cases not passed on the 128 GB.
Via | Windows Latest
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