How to delete old windows file/folder Solved

  1.    02 Jan 2016 #1

    How to delete old windows file/folder


    Hi,

    I just upgraded my Windows 8 OS to Windows 10 and it has left :

    Old.windows folder

    with many included files on my Harddrive. I have already backed up and transferred all the files I wanted to keep from that old version and wish to delete that file and all that is in it. But it seems not to allow me to do that. I have tried numerous times with Admin privileges and it still will not allow be to delete.

    Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

    thanks
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  2. davidhk's Avatar
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       02 Jan 2016 #2

    Have you tried this tutorial ?
    It consists of 3 methods.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
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  3. Vladimir's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Build 14267
       02 Jan 2016 #3

    Disk Properties >> Disk Cleaning >> System Files
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    :)
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  4.    03 Jan 2016 #4

    Resolved...Perfect. Thanks you both. Totally makes sense too. Great help!
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  5. davidhk's Avatar
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       03 Jan 2016 #5

    luvdub said: View Post
    Resolved...Perfect. Thanks you both. Totally makes sense too. Great help!
    You are welcome.

    Please mark this thread as Solved.
    Thank you.
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