1.    20 Aug 2015 #1
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    Old Windows files after installing Win10 Question.


    Has anyone deleted the old Windows program files,after installing Win10?
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  2.    20 Aug 2015 #2
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    Yes.. I deleted the windows.old file with no issues.
    Here's how: Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  3.    20 Aug 2015 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by digitalcurisity View Post
    Has anyone deleted the old Windows program files,after installing Win10?
    I am sure at least one of the Win10 HEROES will know the answer to above. thanks... Cliff M.
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  4.    20 Aug 2015 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    Yes.. I deleted the windows.old file with no issues.
    Here's how: Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    I might copy all the old files to my external hard drive. Thanks for the information.

    Not a good idea so i just went ahead and removed the old Win7&Win8.1 program files on both ASUS G73 systems.
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  5.    20 Aug 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by digitalcurisity View Post
    I might copy all the old files to my external hard drive. Thanks for the information.
    You're welcome.
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  6.    20 Aug 2015 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    Yes.. I deleted the windows.old file with no issues.
    Here's how: Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  7.    20 Aug 2015 #7
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    Well i removed the old program files on two ASUS G73 computers one had Win7 the other Win8.1 looks like both are back running well. Thanks for the help.
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  8.    21 Aug 2015 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by digitalcurisity View Post
    Well i removed the old program files on two ASUS G73 computers one had Win7 the other Win8.1 looks like both are back running well. Thanks for the help.
    Really glad to hear and super glad to help.

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  9.    21 Aug 2015 #9
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    If you don't revert back to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 after a month, the Windows.Old folder with auto delete itself automatically.
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  10.    21 Aug 2015 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by GamerwGlasses View Post
    If you don't revert back to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 after a month, the Windows.Old folder with auto delete itself automatically.
    Where did you find that?
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