Can't erase Windows.old folder Solved

  1. Syncopator's Avatar
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    Version 1803 (OS Build 17134. 407)
       11 Feb 2018 #1

    Can't erase Windows.old folder

    I reset Windows in January. I thought that the Windows.old folder would self destruct after 10 days.

    How an I get rid of it?
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  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 35,292
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18317
       11 Feb 2018 #2

    Hello Syncopator, :)

    Here are some options for deleting the Windows.old folder.

    Delete Windows.old Folder in Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials
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  3. Syncopator's Avatar
    Posts : 200
    Version 1803 (OS Build 17134. 407)
    Thread Starter
       11 Feb 2018 #3

    Thank you Brink.

    Whilst waiting for a reply I thought I would have a go with EMCO's Move on boot. That did it, albeit in two parts.
    It removed most of the file's contents but left the file folder behind. Strange. But I was able to delete it by the normal method of right clicking on it etc.
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  4. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 35,292
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18317
       11 Feb 2018 #4

    Great news.
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