Windows 10: The Windows.old folder will not delete

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       14 May 2016 #11

    Raven2099 said: View Post
    So I followed these steps:


    • I opened my search box.
    • In the search box, type Admin, I right clicked Disk Cleanup and selected run as Administrator.
    • In the Disk Cleanup dialog, I clicked Clean up system files.
    • I select the Previous Windows installation(s) check box, and then clicked OK.
    • I then clicked Delete files.


      the folder is still there.... any ideas what to do now???
    have you shutdown and rebooted windows since you did the above
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    14 May 2016 #12

    When I delete mine it usually leaves behind a couple of .dll files but will usually disappear after restart.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
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