Windows 10: Safe to delete Windows.old?

  1.    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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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       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.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    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.    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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