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Intel GPU drivers leftovers in Package Cache

xMCXx
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Hello, I've been cleaning up my system drive today and after short investigation I localized huge amount of Intel graphic drivers leftovers in Program Data>Package Cache. There are 18 folders around 1gb each related to Intel. I believe they have been created with every single update of my UHD 630 gpu... As in total they take 20gb of space and my system drive is only 128gb it would be great to clean it up. However I'm rather amateur user and I prefer to ask there first if I can just delete them or they are really needed for something? Maybe I should left at least the newest one? The oldest date back to 2019 and newest one is from november 2022.

 

Full list of folders I want to delete:

"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\AD740FBF678F9B21BF8395CDFAA3F6CD9279143B"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\B807D44DD9A1772FD0D72EA039E1E2BD49E483F2"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\BC489475DAB25CFAD40375B9971134035249B7C6"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\BE173A09052D9F506B24698F30A7F271E0138965"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\C4B644046B586610A7EB0C502D7B55671624ABEF"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\CB00111259409D7133EFD64A7B9E3CACEAE3DA7A"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\D787A54659376D2FA6E4EB0B541C39D8186BDD1C"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\E24F254907FA157C0F99AB04D0626D2052685C75"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\0C050CE665ED1D5362FB0CC64B0D9765C91C2559"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\1DADFCA1428EC64AD39204656A2570C6BC12FEC5"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\4A97ED6F4DD5A84B740DE3374206AD48B11A0C68"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\23F536A81B772D05A76F867D742AC2B06355958D"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\46DE9ED13C65FE4FAAD3584EF391F6D21921588F"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\071A36BA23009BA568F7CE10858DA5488881CEBE"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\75AC3714E7955DE69D6EAD2DCCA9DE366572CB50"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\786C79A2499AACD071FDB6336BD7EDF4ED53E13B"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\41555CCA0DE812E4EF8C64C090FFB08ACB33F6EA"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\A4286517FCAF604C7E8126C7D7DC97BE0D298403"

These are also the only ones with names not starting with "{".

 

Every folder contains something like this:

"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\0C050CE665ED1D5362FB0CC64B0D9765C91C2559\Graphics"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\0C050CE665ED1D5362FB0CC64B0D9765C91C2559\Lang"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\0C050CE665ED1D5362FB0CC64B0D9765C91C2559\x64"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\0C050CE665ED1D5362FB0CC64B0D9765C91C2559\autorun.inf"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\0C050CE665ED1D5362FB0CC64B0D9765C91C2559\igxpin.exe"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\0C050CE665ED1D5362FB0CC64B0D9765C91C2559\installation_readme.txt"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\0C050CE665ED1D5362FB0CC64B0D9765C91C2559\license.txt"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\0C050CE665ED1D5362FB0CC64B0D9765C91C2559\readme.txt"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\0C050CE665ED1D5362FB0CC64B0D9765C91C2559\Setup.if2"

 

The newest one is bit different but it's the same app for sure:

"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\46DE9ED13C65FE4FAAD3584EF391F6D21921588F\Graphics_Gen9_Gen11"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\46DE9ED13C65FE4FAAD3584EF391F6D21921588F\Graphics_Xe_Plus"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\46DE9ED13C65FE4FAAD3584EF391F6D21921588F\installation_readme_1012114.txt"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\46DE9ED13C65FE4FAAD3584EF391F6D21921588F\installation_readme_1013790.txt"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\46DE9ED13C65FE4FAAD3584EF391F6D21921588F\installer.exe"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\46DE9ED13C65FE4FAAD3584EF391F6D21921588F\license.txt"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\46DE9ED13C65FE4FAAD3584EF391F6D21921588F\readme_1012114.txt"
"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\46DE9ED13C65FE4FAAD3584EF391F6D21921588F\readme_1013790.txt"

 

Thanks in advance for tips and opinions. 🙂

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AlHill
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I would use RAPR, aka DriverStoreExplorer.  You can find the latest release here:

https://github.com/lostindark/DriverStoreExplorer/releases/tag/v0.11.92

 

To learn more about RAPR, go here:

https://github.com/lostindark/DriverStoreExplorer

 

I use it frequently, expecially on small disk systems after updating intel drivers.  You will be surprised at how much baggage Intel leaves behind.   We are talking gigabytes here.

 

As always, use at your own risk.

 

Doc (not an Intel employee or contractor)
[Maybe Windows 12 will be better]

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