1.    16 Aug 2015 #1
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    How do I get rid of Windows.old?


    I did a clean install of Windows 10 from a disc I burned at MS website. This morning, while scanning my PC for malware and viruses, it scanned files in c:\Windows.old\.

    How can that be possible, and how do get rid of it?

    Thank you,

    TRS
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  2.    16 Aug 2015 #2
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    How do I get rid of Windows.old?


    If you dont have to go back to an earlier windows, just delete the directory.
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  3.    16 Aug 2015 #3
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    win 7 dual boot / 10

    Quote Originally Posted by therealsimpsons View Post
    I did a clean install of Windows 10 from a disc I burned at MS website. This morning, while scanning my PC for malware and viruses, it scanned files in c:\Windows.old\.

    How can that be possible, and how do get rid of it?

    Thank you,

    TRS
    Try this
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...0-a.html?ltr=W
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  4.    22 Aug 2015 #4
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    Thread Starter

    Well, that did the trick, thanks for the help.

    TRS
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