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Windows 7: cant delete windows.old (no longer located in C:\.)


05 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
cant delete windows.old (no longer located in C:\.)

windows.old is in my c drive. everytime i try to delete it it says windows.old is no longer located in c:\. drive. i have no files in it except files in SecuRom folder that are
1: ЃϵϳЅЂϿϽϯІχϯπρЂϻϵЉЃϵϳЅ
2: ЃϵϳЅЂϿϽϯІχϯπρϴϱЄϱЃϵϳЅ
they are u only files still in windows.old disk cleanup trick doesnt work. i want to delete the FOLDER and everything in it, not just the files.


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05 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7 64b Ultimate
 
 

Hello Fear da Duck.. welcome to SF!

Try again with this admin user: Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable
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05 Jul 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Fear da Duck, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In addition, you might see if using OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to delete the folder from a command prompt at boot may work for you.

Windows.old Folder - Delete
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05 Jul 2011   #4

Windows 7 64b Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Fear da Duck, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In addition, you might see if using OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to delete the folder from a command prompt at boot may work for you.

Windows.old Folder - Delete
@ Brink, Ok, I surrender You know your own tut's better than I do... anyway, hope either of these help...
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05 Jul 2011   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

All input and help is welcomed Mark.
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