Windows 10: How do I remove windows old

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  1.    07 Jun 2017 #1

    How do I remove windows old


    How do I remove windows old thanks in advance
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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       07 Jun 2017 #2

    Hello John, :)

    I find Option 4 in the tutorial below is the best way to remove the Windows.old folder.

    Delete Windows.old Folder in Windows 10 Windows 10 Installation Upgrade Tutorials
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  3.    07 Jun 2017 #3

    I tried your realy good directions but it did not work, I had been trying to do it myself before I tryed you I had to do a repair install only problem is my computer will not start in fast mode I was going to send you a screenshot But it will not even do that HELP
    Thanks in advance
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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       07 Jun 2017 #4

    The tutorial below can help show you how to upload and attach an image in a post.

    How to Upload and Post Screenshots and Files at Ten Forums Windows 10 Tutorials

    Were you able to turn off Fast Startup?

    What happened when you tried to delete the Windows.old folder? You will need to be signed in as an administrator to be able to.
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  5.    07 Jun 2017 #5

    I am signed in as administrator when I try to turn off fast start it will not when I tryed to view screen shot I could not and when I copied them to another folder I still can not view them I am really messed up right now My screen is so full of windows you can not see the background
    Thanks Brink then Brink asked will window close to see I said yes then it is a big problem
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  6.    07 Jun 2017 #6

    I was signed in as admin and I can not even view screenshots when I move them to another folder I am up the creak with out a paddle Thank in advance Brink Help Me :)
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  7. Brink's Avatar
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       07 Jun 2017 #7

    I'm not sure I understand what you mean.

    Are you able to close windows to see?
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  8.    07 Jun 2017 #8

    Brink said: View Post
    I'm not sure I understand what you mean.


    Are you able to close windows to see?
    yes
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  9. Brink's Avatar
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       08 Jun 2017 #9

    Were you ever able to delete the Windows.old folder using any of the options in the tutorial I posted?
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  10.    08 Jun 2017 #10

    Littlejohn56 said: View Post
    I am signed in as administrator when I try to turn off fast start it will not when I tryed to view screen shot I could not and when I copied them to another folder I still can not view them I am really messed up right now My screen is so full of windows you can not see the background
    Thanks Brink then Brink asked will window close to see I said yes then it is a big problem
    Unfortunately there are greater problems than trying to remove windows.old. Take 2 pictures with a camera: the first one of the result when trying to turn off fast start and the second one of the full screen of windows. Go to another computer, create screenshots from those pictures.

    Information on why a repair install was necessary might be helpful also.
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