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Windows 7: Cannot delete old windows files

23 Nov 2012   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by terrymold View Post
Hi once more

I have just used Disk Cleanup (from How do I remove the Windows.old folder?) and it actually worked.

But what a Saga, eh?

So I'll put my wig back on and have an early night. And many thanks to everyone who posted solutions. It doesn't matter that some didn't work because what really matters is that everyone tried to help someone else.

Terry
That's great news Terry.

It's odd that Disk Cleanup didn't delete it when you previously tried Option One in the tutorial below, but it did not.

Windows.old Folder - Delete


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