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Windows 7: Deleting Windows old folders after reinstalling question

13 Oct 2012   #1
p5200

windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Deleting Windows old folders after reinstalling question

After finally getting my reinstall activated, I opened C drive and found windows old and windows old .000 or something like that and deleted them both. Did I do this correctly or did I screw up? Everything seems to be functioning fine but, if there's a possibility I might have problems down the line, I'd just as soon correct things now. Thanks.


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13 Oct 2012   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10074
 
 

Hello p5200,

Nope. You did it correctly. You get the Windows.old.000 folder if you already had a Windows.old folder from a previous upgrade or repair install. That's all.

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13 Oct 2012   #3
p5200

windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Thanks Brink!
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13 Oct 2012   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10074
 
 

Anytime.
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