Windows 10: Delete the C:\$Windows.~BT and C:\Windows.old directory

  1.    10 Sep 2015 #1

    Delete the C:\$Windows.~BT and C:\Windows.old directory


    Hi

    In Windows 10, how do I delete the C:\$Windows.~BT and C:\Windows.old directory?

    Thanks

    Bye
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  2.    10 Sep 2015 #2

    Start with Disk Cleanup (with the option to delete System Files)
    Disk Cleanup - Open and Use in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    But bear in mind that by deleting these files, you will lose the option to go back to an earlier version of Windows.
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  3.    10 Sep 2015 #3

    Also both of these folders will be deleted automatically once you exceed the one month period, in which you can go back to your old version of Windows.
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  4.    10 Sep 2015 #4

    DavidY said: View Post
    Start with Disk Cleanup (with the option to delete System Files)
    Disk Cleanup - Open and Use in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    But bear in mind that by deleting these files, you will lose the option to go back to an earlier version of Windows.
    There is a manual procedure to eliminate these two directories?

    Thanks

    Bye
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    10 Sep 2015 #5

    There are some more options in this tutorial:
    Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    I think the techniques there should also work to delete C:\$Windows.~BT
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