How do I get rid of Windows.old?


  1. Posts : 122
    Win10 64 Home v 20H2
       #1

    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
      My Computer


  2. Posts : 48
    Win10Pro
       #2

    How do I get rid of Windows.old?


    If you dont have to go back to an earlier windows, just delete the directory.
      My Computer


  3. Posts : 719
    win 7 dual boot / 10
       #3

    therealsimpsons said:
    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
      My Computer


  4. Posts : 122
    Win10 64 Home v 20H2
    Thread Starter
       #4

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

    TRS
      My Computer


 

Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 16:28.
Find Us




Windows 10 Forums