How to delete windows.old folder in window

In this article we learn how to delete windows.old folder or clean the disc space from window.

 

Background

When you upgrade your operating system window 7 to window 8 or 8.1 or 10 then you can find an additional folder in your C drive called windows.old. This folder is nothing but just backup your old operating system’s software in case if you does not like the updated one then you can revert back to old version of operating system. The file size of this folder depends upon how many software you have install on your OS.

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If you want to delete the windows.old folder these are the following steps.

Step 1: Right click on c: drive and click on property.

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If you are using window 10 then you can type free up disc space by and enter.

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Click on this

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And click on OK.

Step 2: Click on Disk Cleanup.

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Step 3: Click on OK.

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Step 4: Click on Clean up system files

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Step 5: Click on Yes.

I hope this is helpful.

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