1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 282
    Windows 10!
       05 Jun 2015 #1

    Safe to delete Windows.old?


    I was purusing my C Drive and noticed Windows.old...just wanted to check if it was safe to delete (imagine upgrade from Slow Ring to Fast Ring 10130 created this)

    Thanks!

    I'm on the Fast Ring - I ain't got time for old stuff!
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,379
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       06 Jun 2015 #2

    Hello Bromanbro,

    If there's nothing in the Windows.old folder you wanted from the previous installation, then it's safe to delete.

    Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 10
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  3. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 644
    Win 10
       06 Jun 2015 #3

    sometimes it wont delete all. I suppose it depends on your uninstaller. I ended up having to manually delete sub files before I could delete the whole.
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  4. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,934
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       06 Jun 2015 #4

    elbmek said: View Post
    sometimes it wont delete all. I suppose it depends on your uninstaller. I ended up having to manually delete sub files before I could delete the whole.
    Check out the link that Shawn posed.. it's a fast, safe way to delete the .old folder.
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