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  1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Pro 32bit
       2015-08-28 #60

    Thank you, very helpful, it works on me with disk cleanup,,
    I have very big size windows old (about 20Gb), cause reinstall too much (try some build win10) witout fresh install
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,438
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-08-28 #61

    Glad you could free up the space.
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  3. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Pro x64, 10240
       2015-09-08 #62
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,438
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-09-08 #63

    Glad they could help ToneEQ, and welcome to Ten Forums.
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  5. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 23
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 bits 10240 Multiprocessor Free
       2015-09-17 #64

    Gary said: View Post
    Take ownership of it and then run Disk Cleanup as an Admin. That worked for me.


    Owner of Files and Folders - Change in Windows 10

    Take Ownership - Add to Context Menu in Windows 10
    Cheers. This finally worked. After taking ownership, you can even just delete it like any other folder. Saved 16GB on my dads (who is 82 yrs) laptop.
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  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 81
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       2015-10-03 #65

    Couldn't remove it until I did a system restore an tried cleanmgr again.

    Oh well, at least its gone now!
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 40
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       2015-10-05 #66

    Hi Guys

    I cannot delete some files even though i have followed all the tutorials

    See files that will not move Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.10240] (c) 2015 Microsoft Corporation. All right - Pastebin.com
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  8. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,438
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-10-05 #67

    Hello thorrr,

    Did you take ownership, and try again?
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  9. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 40
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       2015-10-05 #68

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello thorrr,

    Did you take ownership, and try again?
    Hi Brink i have tried 4 times taking ownership but this lot will not move
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  10. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,438
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-10-05 #69

    In that case, boot from your installation media to open a command prompt at boot to see if you may be able to delete the folder. This way it's outside the OS environment when trying.
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