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24 Aug 2011   #1
yasmeen92

windows 7
 
 
Help "need permission to preform this action....

There was a problem in the installation due to that I have files that take up a large space of my driver

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24 Aug 2011   #2
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

What's happened here is that you've reinstalled Windows, hence the creation of the Windows.old folder, which holds files from your previous installation.

If there's nothing in there that you want you can use Disk Cleanup to delete the files.

How do I remove the Windows.old folder?
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26 Aug 2011   #3
yasmeen92

windows 7
 
 

I dont have such an option in my clean up program
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27 Aug 2011   #4
yasmeen92

windows 7
 
 

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27 Aug 2011   #5
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Read the tutorial given by the link from SeaVixen.

Follow the procedure given in the tutorial.
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28 Aug 2011   #6
yasmeen92

windows 7
 
 

In the Disk Cleanup dialog box, on the Disk Cleanup tab, click Clean up system files.


The problems is I dont have Clean up system files option!!!
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28 Aug 2011   #7
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

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28 Aug 2011   #8
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

I see that the folder is named Windows.old.000. Try renaming it as Windows.old and restart your computer then check in Disk Cleanup again.

I notice you have two other folders: Windows.Starter and Windows.Starter.Original. How many times have you tried to install Windows 7?
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02 Sep 2011   #9
yasmeen92

windows 7
 
 

i had 2 operating systems but now i deleted one, and my primary one has these downloads

I re-named it, i had the option to delete it but still it has got 2 files which are taking a huge amount of space
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02 Sep 2011   #10
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

And your desire is?
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