Windows 10: new folders in c: Solved

  1.    31 Jan 2017 #1

    new folders in c:


    so. i just got on my laptop after an update the other day or so (cant remember, when it updates, i set it down then forget about it) i noticed the two new folders, the top one and bottom...dated the 19th of Jan. any idea what they are? i assume they're not delete-able, along with the windows.old folder. lol
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  2.    31 Jan 2017 #2

    one on bottom w10 upgrade is self explanatory.
    Last edited by asusG; 01 Feb 2017 at 00:25.
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  3.    31 Jan 2017 #3

    Run Disk Cleanup.
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  4.    31 Jan 2017 #4

    The one at the top contains your previous Windows install files, similar to Windows.old in prev versions (you'll have both in the newest upgrade). Do not delete it for a few days in case you need to roll back due to an unexpected issue. It will delete itself after 10 days or if you're sure that the upgrade is running properly, you can delete it yourself running disk cleanup, as prev suggested, and get back the space.
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  5.    01 Feb 2017 #5

    thanks to all for the advice.
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