Windows 10: Rolled back to wds 8.1 ...! Solved

  1.    08 Aug 2015 #1

    Rolled back to wds 8.1 ...!


    Hi All .
    I have rolled back to my "Snappy" wds 8.1 --- and yet I'd made a copy of wds10 and Imaged it .."In case" ..
    ..and it shows in C drive a "windows" folder ." Just like when you upgrade to w10 ..with windows old folder"
    Can I delete it ...?

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    Thanks ..
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  2. Posts : 1,841
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10
       08 Aug 2015 #2

    ALL C drives contain a WINDOWS folder
    NO you can not delete it..
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  3.    08 Aug 2015 #3

    Kyhi said: View Post
    ALL C drives contain a WINDOWS folder
    NO you can not delete it..
    When I ran system clean up ...it showed up .. and I cleaned it .. "Nothing bad happen yet .."
    Got my 20GB back ...
    Im on 265GB SSD .. so I really need it .
    (BTW ..I'm extremely happy to roll back to w8.1 ..so much better ..took me a long time to set up all programs and settings )

    Thanks
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 5,016
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
       08 Aug 2015 #4

    You may have cleaned up C:\Windows.old but not C:\Windows. You can't, that's where the operating system lives mostly. Delete that you have nothing and I don't see how Windows itself would let you delete it.

    Sort of like the picture of a guy out on a tree limb sawing off the limb between himself and the trunk!
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  5.    08 Aug 2015 #5

    Ztruker said: View Post
    You may have cleaned up C:\Windows.old but not C:\Windows. You can't, that's where the operating system lives mostly. Delete that you have nothing and I don't see how Windows itself would let you delete it.

    Sort of like the picture of a guy out on a tree limb sawing off the limb between himself and the trunk!
    Don't know what it was .. when upgraded to w10..it said wds old ... and I deleted that ...
    When rolled back ... using recovery partition and it did not said wds old ..
    Any way .. I'm so happy that it's ok ..and runs so well .. Just the way I like it ...

    Thanks all .
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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