Deleting Windows.old folder in Windows 7??

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Airclocker, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. Airclocker

    Airclocker MDL Novice

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    How can i delete the windows.old folder after upgrading to windows 7. I recently found out that the folder contains 81.2 GB of data from my previous OS, I have tried to delete the folder with no luck. Any suggestions will be appreciated.
     
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  2. Dolorous Edd

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    #3 Dolorous Edd, Mar 22, 2010
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  4. Airclocker

    Airclocker MDL Novice

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    The Take ownership didn't work but the vista thread did the trick. Thanx dude
     
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  5. Dolorous Edd

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    No problem, glad to help
     
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    #6 timesurfer, Mar 22, 2010
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  7. HunK

    HunK MDL Junior Member

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    Hey Bro..
    u can do as simple way ..


    simply Go....

    My Computer >>> Go to Drive (which Windows is Installed Mostly On C: Drive) >>> Right Click >>> Properties >>> Disk Clean UP >>> ( Check If There is Tick Mark On Windows. old Files.. ) And Run A Clean UP

    Done... !!!

    Report me if still problems