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Windows 7: Can not remove Windows.old

26 Oct 2009   #11
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

one is windows.old the other is windows001.old..


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27 Oct 2009   #12
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
one is windows.old the other is windows001.old..
Yep but they're not doing any harm right?
Just seems a lot of hassle to regain less than ten MBs
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20 May 2010   #13
therachelfactor

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
 
 
Another option:

I had this same problem, and I could not delete the file even by using the Disk Cleanup wizard. I ended up using this tutorial for deleting a folder using the command prompt (Folder - Delete from Command Prompt) and it finally got rid of it!
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