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Removing .old Windows files.

  1. #1

    Removing .old Windows files.

    I have 2 lots of Windows old files clogging up my drive.

    Every time I try to get rid of them, there is an error of some sort, needs permission, is open in another program etc.

    Is there a simple way to delete these without all of the questions etc? I just want to free up the space and get rid of the files.

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  2. #2

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Captainseo,

    If you mean the Windows.old folder, then using OPTION THREE in the tutorial below should be able to delete them for you.

    Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
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Removing .old Windows files.

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