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Can I delete Win 10 Windows.~BT folder,Windows.~ws on Win8

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    Can I delete Win 10 Windows.~BT folder,Windows.~ws on Win8


    Can I delete the bloated Windows.~BT folder, Windows.~ws, in C: and elsewhere?
    I do not need Windows 10, do not want it BUT more importantly do not want it to downlaod again and I did uncheck and hide the update called Windows 10.

    Should I run the disk cleanup file and get rid of temporary installation files or is this dangerous?

    It would help lessen disk space used by my Acronis Backup.

    Thanks so much once again to those that help people in these forums.

    Peter

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Peter,

    Yes, it's safe to delete those two folders.

    If you haven't already, you might also disable the upgrade to Windows 10 update.

    Upgrade to Windows 10 Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 7 or 8.1 - Windows 10 Forums
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    I did indeed disable the update .
    Thank you very much
    Peter
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    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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