Clean updates backup options?

Last month it was implemented the three options: dism, compatible and complete. There is no explanation anywhere on what does each. Could you explain, please? Also maybe it would be in your best interest to explain it inside the program too, for other people.

Thanks
 

Clanger

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Fishy - Source - Integrate - Updates.

Clean update backup (NTLite - Updates page)
An option in the toolbar, used to remove the obsolete files, replaced by their updated versions.
It can be useful to significantly reduce the size of the updated target, to fit an image to the FAT32 4GB limit or to simply reduce the size of the installation. It removes the ability to uninstall current updates.

There are 3 modes of operation:

DISM – in this mode it is using the Windows built-in function to clean updates. While it is the maximum compatible method, in terms of it having the least chances of breaking a future package installation, it can be quite slow and picky on its environment. If it denies to work in your particular target, try the other modes. Also does not support Win7.

Compatible – uses the custom engine for cleaning the old versions, while retaining the future package installation in almost all of the cases and the new Win10 edition switching after install is supported.

Complete – same as above, plus removes the remaining files which are rarely needed. Still retains the future package installation in most cases, but switching Editions after install will not work.
 
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Clanger

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If you want to strip out winsxs to the max use the following Components aswell as the Complete Clean update backup option, there will be a few folders and files kept out of necessity. You will need to disable Compatibilities to remove these.

Code:
        <c>manifestbackup 'Manifest Backup (WinSxS\Backup)'</c>
        <c>manifests 'Windows Component Database'</c>
        <c>optionalfeatures 'Optional Features'</c>
        <c>sfc 'System File Check (SFC)'</c>
        <c>windowsupdate 'Windows Update'</c>
        <c>winsxs 'Windows Component Store (WinSxS)'</c>
 

Kasual

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If you want to integrate drivers, you need to integrate them before removing the following Components:
Code:
        <c>manifests 'Windows Component Database'</c>
        <c>winsxs 'Windows Component Store (WinSxS)'</c>
As i haven't tested, removing the components probably the driver install won't be possible after Windows setup.
 

Clanger

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Prolly best to do those post install or on a captured wim. Installing from Device Manager should be ok?.
 

Clanger

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I havnt touched a boot wim for a few years and im just going lite but tweaked to buggery. Im learning to live with bloat as long as performance isnt affected.
 

Clanger

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Of course but disabled services and other tweaks can yield similar results. Bareboned services gives me the same ram usage as an os barebone, ive got 8.1 down to 450mb at idle, same as w7 bareboned.
 

Clanger

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5% on 8gb, i upgraded everything. :) was 10% on 4gb. To be honest ive already got the bulk of performance gains, i might be able to find a few more gains, disable unedded 3rd party driver services and nose through the registry but im gonna hit the law of deminishing returns very soon and what ive already got works great on low end 3 to 4ghz processors, there isnt a noticable difference between the 880k at 4ghz stock and the i3 8300 at 3.7ghz. Disable turbo boosting, cpu throttling power states and they are ready to rock at stock clocks. I can get away with it because i dont game and need the machine online.
 
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frostbite

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If you want to strip out winsxs to the max use the following Components aswell as the Complete Clean update backup option, there will be a few folders and files kept out of necessity. You will need to disable Compatibilities to remove these.

Code:
        <c>manifestbackup 'Manifest Backup (WinSxS\Backup)'</c>
        <c>manifests 'Windows Component Database'</c>
        <c>optionalfeatures 'Optional Features'</c>
        <c>sfc 'System File Check (SFC)'</c>
        <c>windowsupdate 'Windows Update'</c>
        <c>winsxs 'Windows Component Store (WinSxS)'</c>
How to use this code?
 

frostbite

New Member
Replace/paste it in any preset's rows between:
<RemoveComponents>
and
</RemoveComponents>

Then load that preset, those listed in "code" will be unchecked.
As mentioned earlier, this code is strip out winsxs to the max. Your reply "code" will be unchecked.Is it skipping deletion?
 
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