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How to delete Windows folder?

  1. #11


    Posts : 54
    Windows 8 Pro


    I created windows.old folder and moved windows folder in it.Followed step one from tutorial and it worked!
    Thank you all for your help!

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  2. #12


    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    Quote Originally Posted by IR123 View Post
    ....Now i want to delete windows folder in windows.old....
    Quote Originally Posted by IR123 View Post
    I created windows.old folder and moved windows folder in it.Followed step one from tutorial and it worked!
    Thank you all for your help!
    That's great news IR123, but wasn't it already in a windows.old folder???
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  3. #13


    Posts : 54
    Windows 8 Pro


    No i had windows 8 installed on the D partition and the win 7 on the C...then i had problems with booting so i installed win 8 on the C partition...And the old win 8 stayed on the D partition....
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  4. #14


    Posts : 78
    Windows 8.1 64-bit


    I agree. Using disk cleanup you can easily remove the windows.old folder. If disk cleanup is unable to delete the files then you might try booting into the administrator account and then using disk cleanup.
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