Deleting trace files

21 May 2024

ID 198282

You can delete trace files that are no longer needed.

To delete a trace file:

  1. Open the remote diagnostics window of a client device.
  2. In the remote diagnostics window that opens, select the Event logs tab.
  3. In the Trace files section, click Windows Update logs or Remote installation logs, depending on which trace files you want to delete.

    This opens the Device tracing logs window, where a list of trace files is displayed.

  4. In the list of trace files, select one or several files that you want to delete.
  5. Click the Remove button.

The selected trace files are deleted.

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