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  1.    12 May 2018 #210

    Without taking several days to read through these 21 pages, can you tell me what option 1 & 2 might be and then of course, what is option 3?
    Pliskenn, I have taken your advice last fall and put the thing out of sight. The question still remains, why doesn't Microsoft make a patch for this so it will automatically be removed and I'm talking about the old folder from last fall. In other words, why doesn't Microsoft make it so, that all these Windows.old folder(s) be removed automatically without us risking taking the computer completely down (not rebootable).
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       12 May 2018 #211

    Hello Maggidon, :)

    The referred options are the ones in the tutorial on the first page.
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  3.    12 May 2018 #212

    One hundred and ten thank you's, Brink.
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       12 May 2018 #213

    You're most welcome. :)
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  5.    3 Weeks Ago #214

    Thanks ! After Trying to delete windows.old and not having it show up under previous installations I attempted to take ownership, use command line fixes from the web etc... I saw this and did your cleanup steps from settings and boom gone and 2.5 GB freed up !!!!
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       3 Weeks Ago #215

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  7.    3 Weeks Ago #216

    Hey Brink, what's going on, this is the second time I have received a reply from you that is months after it was written?
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       3 Weeks Ago #217

    Got me for why.
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  •    3 Weeks Ago #218

    Beginning to think you are old like me and just moving slow...
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       3 Weeks Ago #219

    LOL
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