Windows 10: Win.old removal Solved

  1.    24 Oct 2014 #1

    Win.old removal


    How is the best way to remove the win.old folder from my hard drive. It was created by upgrading from
    version 9841 to 9860 in windows 10 tech preview.
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  2. Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       24 Oct 2014 #2

    Type Disk Cleanup in the taskbar search
    Right click Disk Cleanup (in the resulting list), run as administrator
    tick all of the boxes
    (you should see preview or eval versions, previous versions, and windows update clean up) perhaps worded fifferently, but you'll know when you see them. I tick everything when I clean up - your machine, your choice on what to clean up.
    click OK

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
    Last edited by Brink; 24 Oct 2014 at 20:35. Reason: added tutorial for more info
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  3.    24 Oct 2014 #3

    Yep that's what I did, and it removed the win.old files completely.. Thanks very much.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       24 Oct 2014 #4

    You're welcome, glad you sorted it.

    Bill
    .
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