How to easily delete Windows.old folder :)

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by maya77, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. maya77

    maya77 MDL Member

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    #1 maya77, Dec 16, 2014
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  2. Meneer

    Meneer MDL Member

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    Or... (if I am right)
    WinLogo+R > cleanmgr.exe > Select drive > Wait > Clean up System Files > Select 'Old Windows Installation'
     
  3. abbodi1406

    abbodi1406 MDL KB0000001

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    #3 abbodi1406, Dec 16, 2014
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    Code:
    schtasks /run /tn "\Microsoft\Windows\Setup\SetupCleanupTask"
    
     
  4. darkodar

    darkodar MDL Addicted

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    #4 darkodar, Dec 17, 2014
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    http://forums.mydigitallife.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=32702&stc=1

    http://forums.mydigitallife.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=32703&stc=1

    C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cleanmgr.exe is faster then system32!
     
  5. everesee

    everesee MDL Senior Member

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    Use take ownership registry key for delete the folder
     
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  6. JimmyHurrell

    JimmyHurrell MDL Novice

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    Thanks all of you sharing wonderful information
     
  7. tinux

    tinux MDL Junior Member

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    Or simply download unkocker and select delete folder
     
  8. Lesita

    Lesita MDL Novice

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    thanks but i can use cleanmgr to clean old