Windows 10: Can I delete Windows.old folder ? Solved

  1.    29 Jul 2015 #1

    Can I delete Windows.old folder ?


    Can I delete Windows.old folder ? and is it any important file inside that folder ?

    and where can I find my device manager ?

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  2.    29 Jul 2015 #2

    i would wait, you may need to go back, windows 10 is damn disaster
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  3. Posts : 1,634
    W7 Pro x64 | W10 IP x64 | Linux Mint VM
       29 Jul 2015 #3

    Yes you can delete it to gain that space back. Follow https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html and ensure you check the Windows.old option.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       29 Jul 2015 #4

    Hello Akane,

    Yes. The tutorial below can help show you how to safely delete the Windows.old folder, but be sure to read the warning first.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
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  5. Posts : 7,886
    Windows 10
       29 Jul 2015 #5

    Akane said: View Post
    Can I delete Windows.old folder ? and is it any important file inside that folder ?

    and where can I find my device manager ?

    If you want to go back to what you had before do not delete that folder. If you are sure you will never want to go back then delete that folder. Device Manager should be in Control Panel.
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  6.    29 Jul 2015 #6

    Ok thank you for all of your advice

    I think I will wait arounf 1 or 2 weeks to make sure I don't have any problem with my windows 10

    before I delete that folder
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  7. Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       29 Jul 2015 #7

    I deleted mine if I need to go back I have a clone of Windows 7 and several Macrium images of it but I think I am on 10 for good.
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