1.    3 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10

    How do I disable Windows 10 back up my data when installing update?


    I don't want Windows 10 back up my old Windows before installing new update to save my time because I don't have any important data.
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    Hello Nam,

    You will be able to delete the Windows.old folder right afterwards if you like.

    Delete Windows.old Folder in Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials
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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Nam,

    You will be able to delete the Windows.old folder right afterwards if you like.

    Delete Windows.old Folder in Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials
    Thank you. But I mean before I restart my PC to install update
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  4.    3 Weeks Ago #4
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    I'm not aware of a way to prevent the Windows.old folder from being created when upgrading Windows.
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  5.    3 Weeks Ago #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    I'm not aware of a way to prevent the Windows.old folder from being created when upgrading Windows.
    Yeah. I thought so, but I also ask if anyone know how.
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  6.    3 Weeks Ago #6
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    Windows 10 Home

    That's just silly, why would you want to ? If something goes wrong with the installation (yeah, NO install complaints ever posted here ), you're not happy with the features or an old program doesn't work, should you not be allowed to roll back ? A very small percentage of users would EVER have a system image on hand to reinstall.

    What you want to do then, is called clean install including wiping all partitions, lol.
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  7.    3 Weeks Ago #7
    Join Date : Jun 2015
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    trying to install win10

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    I'm not aware of a way to prevent the Windows.old folder from being created when upgrading Windows.
    What happens if there isn't enough space for Windows.Old ? I haven't tested that scenario.
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  8.    3 Weeks Ago #8
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    What happens if there isn't enough space for Windows.Old ? I haven't tested that scenario.
    Doesn't Setup still work the way it did for the first release?

    ...setup will first perform a compatibility check to see if you have enough disk space. If you don’t, you’ll see the message, “Windows needs more space”, informing you how much space you need to have available and providing several options for installing Windows...
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...87af7df?auth=1
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