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Windows 7: C:\Windows files are located in C:\Windows.old\Windows

02 Jun 2015   #1
ShinChan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
C:\Windows files are located in C:\Windows.old\Windows

Since I upgraded from WinXP to Win7, I've noticed that C:\Windows files are located in C:\Windows.old\Windows. This happened because, while trying to install Win7, one of my RAM's chips seemed to be broken, stopping the process several times. So, at the end, I throwed it away and I'm with Win7, BUT, with the multiple attempts of install it, the system, apparently, overwrote the OS and, now, I'm using the "old" one.

Does someone have ANY ideas? I could reinstall it, yeah, but I already have some programs and huge stuff so, i prefer to make it as last option.

Since now, I thank you.


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02 Jun 2015   #2
gregrocker

 

That folder contains your old OS. Once you have everything needed from it you can delete it using Disk Cleanup's Clean Up System Files option. Disk Cleanup - Open and Use - Windows 7 Help Forums

You will have another C:\WIndows folder in the root of C drive for the new Win7 install. Do you see it? It could not be in Windows.old.
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02 Jun 2015   #3
ShinChan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
That folder contains your old OS. Once you have everything needed from it you can delete it using Disk Cleanup's Clean Up System Files option. Disk Cleanup - Open and Use - Windows 7 Help Forums

You will have another C:\WIndows folder in the root of C drive for the new Win7 install. Do you see it? It could not be in Windows.old.
Nope. The problem is that, my OS is using C:\Windows.old\Windows as C:\Windows because of things I explained on the first post. Trust me, I know how Windows.old should work, but it's actually wrong.

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02 Jun 2015   #4
gregrocker

 

Please post back a screen shot of C Drive explorer and disk management.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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02 Jun 2015   #5
ShinChan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Here it is:



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02 Jun 2015   #6
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I can read you post pictures.

Could you post the pictures exactly like the tutorial instructs you to.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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02 Jun 2015   #7
ShinChan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
I can read you post pictures.

Could you post the pictures exactly like the tutorial instructs you to.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
You mean the upload step? Sure.


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02 Jun 2015   #8
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Thank you. I can see them now.
My problem is I only read English so I will wait for others to help you.
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03 Jun 2015   #9
ShinChan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

There's no one here who can read portuguese. Great. Well, I'm going to translate it for you, later. I hope get some help, then. And thanks for those who already posted here.
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03 Jun 2015   #10
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

English would be a great help.

From this forum rules.

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12) This is an English based site. Please only post in English, or provide an English translation in your posts.
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