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Windows 7: What is 'Windows.old' contains after installing f

20 Jun 2010   #1
kisshu20

Windows 7
 
 
What is 'Windows.old' contains after installing f

Hi,

I am Kishore here. I was using Windows Vista till yesterday and last evening I have installed new OS 'Windows 7' in C drive.

Now in my C drive, I have 'Windows' folder and 'windows.old'. Here, I would like to know what is the 'windows.old' folder and can I remove that folder?

Please help me in this regard.

Thanks in Advance.

Best Regards,
Kishore


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20 Jun 2010   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Kishore, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The C:\Windows.old folder is a copy of all of your previous installation files saved into that folder when you did either a custom, upgrade, or repair install.

Windows.old Folder - Delete

Windows.old folder - Restore into a new installation

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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20 Jun 2010   #3
Haxx187

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Is a good question, i have seen it asked many times. Good answers as well !
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21 Jun 2010   #4
kisshu20

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks folks for your replies......

I am planning to delete the folder in a couple of weeks once I get used to Windows 7 :)

Thanks,
Kishore
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21 Jun 2010   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Kishore. :)
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