Delete Windows.old Folder In Windows

Background

When you upgrade your operating system windows 7 to windows 8 or 8.1 or 10 then you can find an additional folder in your C drive called Windows.old. This folder is nothing but just backup of your old operating system software. In case if you do not like the updated version, then you can revert back to old version of operating system. The file size of this folder depends upon how many software you have install on your OS.

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If you want to delete the Windows.old folder then here are the steps.

Step 1: Right click on c: drive and click on property.

property

If you are using Window 10, then you can type free up disc space and enter.

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Click on this,

clean

And click on OK.

Step 2: Click on Disk Cleanup,

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Step 3: Click OK.

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Step 4: Click on Clean up system files

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Step 5: Click  Yes.

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I hope this is helpful.

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