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Windows 7: How to delete previous windows file.

11 Nov 2011   #1
csxn

windows 7 premium x64
 
 
How to delete previous windows file.

I re-installed Windows 7 from (C: ) to (D: ) and it had left program files, program files (x86), and windows. I was able to find a command prompt that changed the ownership of the files and allowed me to delete the proram files but it will not work on the windows folder and I can't find any solution.


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11 Nov 2011   #2
koolkat77

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

copy anything important you have from it & format that drive completely?
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13 Nov 2011   #3
Jeriff

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

I know! Press F8 when PC startup, Enter the Safe-mode ,then delete the C:\ windows folder like eating a pie.
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