Question about remains of vista files

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by ludacris10, Oct 29, 2009.

  1. ludacris10

    ludacris10 MDL Novice

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    Okay to cut the story short. Installed Win7 home basic x64 from a vista x86(32). Now there are some files which are left here taking up alot of space(Dont know the actual figures but right now my hardisk is half full in a 160gb).


    Question is. How do i remove all of vista's files(remains) without reinstalling into a different partition?
     
  2. Stannieman

    Stannieman MDL Guru

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    there should be a copy of the whole vista installation in C:\windows.old
    if you don't need anything from that you can delete that folder
     
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  3. alextheg

    alextheg Super Moderator
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    If you are happy with win 7 and don't plan on going back to vista, then you can delete the old files. Go to start menu / search , type disc cleanup. Select all you want to delete then click the more options tab. Select remove shadow copies. This should free up some valuable space.
     
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