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Delete Windows.old Folder

  1. #1


    Posts : 14
    OS X and Win 7

    Delete Windows.old Folder


    How do I delete the Windows.old folder? It keeps asking me to be the administrator. I am logged in as the Admin.

    Thanks for the help in advance.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 9
    windows 8 pro


    Hi,
    I ask this question before until I found my own answer. I delete mine via the cleaning of OS, the procedure is:

    1. after logging in as administrator, open up the explorer.
    2. select the C: and then right click the c: and open up the c: properties
    3. Under General label select Disk Clean UP
    4. select system clean-up
    5. You find the windows.old and other obsolete system files there you can delete them safely.
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  3. #3


    There's a nice tutorial on this topic:

    Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 8
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  4. #4


    Posts : 740
    Windows 8.1


    I found booting into safe mode to work.
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