Windows 10: can I delete Windows10Upgrade after upgrading to windows 10

  1.    20 Jul 2016 #1

    can I delete Windows10Upgrade after upgrading to windows 10


    After successful upgrading to windows 10 I was left with 3 folders that weren't in system disk before:
    Windows10Upgrade
    $GetCurrent
    inetpub
    they're not big but I don't like redundant folders
    I did few times Disk Cleanup after system cleanup
    so maybe they're needed but for what?
    thank you
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  2.    20 Jul 2016 #2

    This is the information for inetpub:
    That folder is, by default, the public web root for the built-in Windows web server, called Internet Information Services (IIS). Anything you place on that folder is served by IIS as your web server content pages and downloads.

    Do you plan to use the computer as a web server? If not, just go to Windows features and untick IIS, reboot and delete the folder afterwards if it's there.
    As for the other two folders, I don't have them on my computer. They seem to be temporary folders used for the upgrade. I would delete them.
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  3.    20 Jul 2016 #3

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    This is the information for inetpub:


    As for the other two folders, I don't have them on my computer. They seem to be temporary folders used for the upgrade. I would delete them.
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    thank you for your prompt answer
    will do what you instructed for inetpub
    will search more for the other 2 folders
    I also deleted Recovery folder which included only one xml file and everything seems to work
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    20 Jul 2016 #4

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    This is the information for inetpub:


    As for the other two folders, I don't have them on my computer. They seem to be temporary folders used for the upgrade. I would delete them.
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    coudn't find windows features (did you mean programs and features? no IIS or Microsoft IIS there either)
    thanks
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    20 Jul 2016 #5

    zivshosh said: View Post
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    coudn't find windows features (did you mean programs and features? no IIS or Microsoft IIS there either)
    thanks
    It is under Programs and Features. Then in the left column click on Turn Windows features on or off.

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  6.    20 Jul 2016 #6

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    It is under Programs and Features. Then in the left column click on Turn Windows features on or off.

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    Thank you again
    you're invaluable!
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  7.    20 Jul 2016 #7

    zivshosh said: View Post
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    thank you for your prompt answer
    will do what you instructed for inetpub
    will search more for the other 2 folders
    I also deleted Recovery folder which included only one xml file and everything seems to work

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    it Worked!
    thanks again
    last question: can I delete C:\logs?
    containing about 80 files of evtx format (events?)
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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