1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 20
    Windows 10 Home 64bit
       01 Aug 2015 #1

    $Windows.~WS folder deleting


    hello
    I tried to download win10 twice with media tool but it reached ~75% and then its just gone without any error ... however this is not the problem
    I think the downloaded 75% are still stored on my C drive because i have a folder called $Windows.~WS its empty (there is folder called Source but also empty) but 5.26 GB in size (invisible data)
    i want to delete it to save some space but im afraid that "get windows 10 app" is downloading in it and i dont want to delete it ( im still waiting for the notification though)
    so 1) is get windows 10 app downloading? knowing im still waiting the notification?

    2) if 1 = true how to delete the media tool failed downloads?
    else if 1=false is it safe to delete the whole folder?
    sorry for the long "life story" but i have to give my sitrep
    thanks
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  2. Joined : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 4,358
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.576
       01 Aug 2015 #2

    Boot to Safe Mode, delete it, boot normally?

    To boot to Safe Mode, Safe Mode - Start Windows 10 in - Windows 10 Forums

    for Windows 10 but is the same for Windows 8 I believe.
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