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Windows 7: How to remove $WINDOWS.~Q file after repair install

02 Sep 2014   #1
trinaz

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
 
 
How to remove $WINDOWS.~Q file after repair install

Have the subject file ($WINDOWS.~Q) in my C: folder....how do you totally remove this...and what is it exactly ?

Thanks...TRinAz




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02 Sep 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Tim,

The C:\WINDOWS.~Q folder is part of Files discarded by Windows upgrade. You can use Disk Cleanup to remove it.

Disk Cleanup - Open and Use


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02 Sep 2014   #3
trinaz

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Tim,

The C:\WINDOWS.~Q folder is part of Files discarded by Windows upgrade. You can use Disk Cleanup to remove it.

Disk Cleanup - Open and Use


Thanks as always fir the quick response Brink...have tried that and it was not removed...will try again and post back...

Nope...folder still there in jpg attached

TiminAz


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02 Sep 2014   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Did you reboot after running Windows 7 disc cleanup. You will notice a slight delay on reboot while the clean up is being done.
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