Windows 10: Is it safe to delete Win7? Solved

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  1. storageman's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 1803 17134.137
       21 Dec 2017 #11

    You can go here -> Add Take Ownership to Context Menu in Windows 10 download it and run it. Then go in file explorer and highlight the win7 directory and right click and select take ownership. After that is done, you can delete that directory .
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  2.    21 Dec 2017 #12

    Thanks, again. I was finally able to delete the folder by making my User/administrator account the "Owner" of the folder. It freed-up a lot of space on my 250GB SSD drive, which I use as a program disk with all data going to a 4TB hard disk drive. I just hope I haven't deleted anything I'll need to run programs. So far, so good!
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  3. Caledon Ken's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1803
       21 Dec 2017 #13

    Excellent news.
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