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Windows 7: Windows.old Folder - Delete

3 Weeks Ago   #110
ICIT2LOL

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

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THANK YOU! The unlocker program did the job; because of site confusion downloading I used this unlocker program IObit Unlocker, Solution for "undelete files or folders" Problems on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 10 - IObit
Hiyya Strugglin mate IObits stuff in my mind causes more problems thta it is worth so be careful.


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3 Weeks Ago   #111
Struggling7

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICIT2LOL View Post
Hiyya Strugglin mate IObits stuff in my mind causes more problems thta it is worth so be careful.
Hi ICIT2LOL, thanks for warning but it’s been about 4 months since I used the unlocker and have not experienced any problems yet. Sorry if it caused you any problems or you have read of problems. If you know of any I should watch out for, please let me know.

By any chance you mean IObits stuff in general I will certainly be aware going forward. Thanks again.
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3 Weeks Ago   #112
Struggling7

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Umair444 View Post
Thanks. It is very helpful. But this folder come again after a restart. I not want to delete this again and again using DOS. Is this problem is only in my system?
Just folder coming back or does it contain files? As I posted my windows.old and user folder within could not be removed, but properties of both was zero bytes. If I recall correctly, I had to unlock/delete folders/files from user main folder itself.
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3 Weeks Ago   #113
ICIT2LOL

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

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By any chance you mean IObits stuff in general I will certainly be aware going forward. Thanks again.
Well let me put it like this I had it once a very long time ago and it was rubbish then and as far as I know still is - never going on any of my machines at least.
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2 Weeks Ago   #114
djbillyd

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hi Chris,

Other than having to approve the deletion for a few system files in that folder, I had no problems with just right clicking on it and deleting it. There have been quite a few people that have reported not to be able to do so though.
I, for one, found it almost impossible, except through "Disk Cleanup". It would always be the "Macromed", in the Sys32 folder, and the "Flash" folder. It's been a while since I worked in Windows 7, unfortunately, but that was my history with it.
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