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Windows 7: Windows.old continuously creates files after each min.

25 Jun 2017   #11
firzon

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

please some one reply.I rly need help on this.


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25 Jun 2017   #12
ethel

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi firzon, From Brink's tutorial on my first answer, have you tried Option Two, to paste the command given

by Brink in the tutorial in command prompt, but right click run as administrator.
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25 Jun 2017   #13
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Ok firzon mate some system psecs would help here so please follow this
SYSTEM SPECS
Now before we can help we do need to know what is in your machine so please do this System Info - See Your System Specs - Windows 7 Help Forums
or either enter the specs of your system in your forum profile the specs will appear when we click on that little box bottom left of the post screen it is for me the preferable option as it is easy. As you may appreciate it is very hard when you donít know what one is working with for example a diesel or petrol engine.
*(pretyped to save time)

Now the copy of your Windows just where did you get it - did you buy a now OEM ir did it come with the machine?? I doubt it was the latter and am wondering if you didn't put that copy of Windows who did??

PLus it would be an idea to also run these
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker - Windows 7 Help Forums
Disk Check - Windows 7 Help Forums < if necessary include the /f and /r in the command line as per Option2
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25 Jun 2017   #14
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Windows.Old is created when you do a upgrade installation. Did you start an upgrade to Win 10?
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28 Jun 2017   #15
firzon

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Anyway now its fixed.It was a huge disturbance.
Thank you all for responding to my thread and helping me solving this issue.
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29 Jun 2017   #16
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
Windows.Old is created when you do a upgrade installation. Did you start an upgrade to Win 10?
Hmm that's is really odd Mega I have an old folder with nothing in it on a clean install from a new OEM onto a cleaned drive??

Makes no odds as there is nothing in it maybe a chip on the drive didn't get cleaned properly??


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29 Jun 2017   #17
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

If you boot from a win 7 installation disk and do a clean install on a drive without deleting or formatting the partition it will also create a Windows.old with all folders from the previous installation.
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30 Jun 2017   #18
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
If you boot from a win 7 installation disk and do a clean install on a drive without deleting or formatting the partition it will also create a Windows.old with all folders from the previous installation.
Hmm well I di that mate I just cleaned the drive and created an active partition - no worry really as there is nothing in there anyway.
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