Windows 10: Windows 10 Upgrade icon on desktop. Remove?

  1.    26 Aug 2016 #1

    Windows 10 Upgrade icon on desktop. Remove?


    I manually upgraded to the W10 anniversary upgrade. Since then I have a "Windows10 Upgrade" shortcut icon on my desktop from the file "Windows10UpgraderApp.exe" in the C:\Windows10Upgrade folder.

    Now that the upgrade is all done and history, do I still need this icon or even the C:\Windows10Upgrade folder on my pc?

    Thanks.
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  2. Posts : 2,334
    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1703 Build 15063.296
       26 Aug 2016 #2

    You can delete them

    Note that 10 days after you upgrade your W10, the backup windows.old folder and the W10 installation files will automatically be deleted.
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  3.    27 Aug 2016 #3

    Thank you both for replying. It's over 10 days and they haven't been deleted, probably because some customizations I made (including stopping telemetry). So I'll make an image backup and delete them.
    Thanks.
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