Windows 10: From W10 to W10 Creator(1703) can I delete Windows old and Windows10up Solved

  1.    21 Aug 2017 #1

    From W10 to W10 Creator(1703) can I delete Windows old and Windows10up

    After upgrading from w10 to w10 creator (1703) can I delete windows old and windows10upgrade folders?
    Of course after checking that everything works well.
    Thank you very much
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  2. Posts : 30,728
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17713
       21 Aug 2017 #2

    Hello taber, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    You can safely delete the "Windows10Upgrade" folder since it only contains the left overs from the Windows 10 Update Assistant app.

    Delete Windows10Upgrade Folder in Windows 10 Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials

    You can delete the "Windows.old" folder if you like, but if you do, you will no longer be able to go back to the previous version of Windows. If this is not a concern for you, then you can safely delete it.

    Delete Windows.old Folder in Windows 10 Windows 10 Installation Upgrade Tutorials
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  3. Posts : 7,690
    10 Home x64 (1803) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       21 Aug 2017 #3

    taber said: View Post
    ...Of course after checking that everything works well...
    Welcome to TenForums @taber

    Yes, of course after you're sure all is OK. You have 10 days in which the option to go back to the pervious build is available, after that Windows.old will be deleted automatically anyway.

    If you want to delete it sooner, then don't try to do it manually. It's better to use the windows tools to delete it, either Disk Cleanup or the Storage Settings. See this tutorial...

    Delete Windows.old Folder in Windows 10
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  4.    22 Aug 2017 #4

    Thank you very much for the complete answer. I think it is prudent to wait ten days.
    This forum is wonderful.
    Best regards
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5. Posts : 30,728
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17713
       22 Aug 2017 #5

    I'm glad we could help. :)
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