Windows 10: Can't remove Old windows file

Discus and support Can't remove Old windows file in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hey guys.. I'm using core-i5 6200 6th Gen laptop with windows 10. My windows was creating some problems so I had to reset Windows. Now I can't delete... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Ishaq Khan, May 6, 2017.

  1. Can't remove Old windows file


    Hey guys.. I'm using core-i5 6200 6th Gen laptop with windows 10. My windows was creating some problems so I had to reset Windows. Now I can't delete windows.Old file. I have tried disk clean up method but it has left some files and are unremovable. By deleting it says you need permission from trusted installer.
    Any Help please.

    :)
     
    Ishaq Khan, May 6, 2017
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  2. Stannel Win User

    unable to recover space from dleted old windows 10 file,

    Hi, I did gain 2 gig from other files, but I did not receive the 9gb that I expected from the old windows. How can I delete the empty old window folders? The folder old windows still appears in file mgr. If I try to delete them it says that I can't. Is
    it possible that the space wasn't released when the files were removed ? Hidden ? Thanks for your help .
     
    Stannel, May 6, 2017
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  3. Uninstalling old DKU-2 driver

    Same here. Can't remove old cable driver, because i don't have the original MSI file.

    Tried PC Suite Cleaner - it also didn't help - it said it's not compatible with this version of PC Suite.

    Please help. I'm now stuck with no PC Suite. Removed the old one, but can't install the new Nokia_PC_Suite_rel_6_85_12_0_eng_web.exe
     
    janitor---01, May 6, 2017
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  4. Bree New Member

    Can't remove Old windows file

    Welcome to TenForums @Ishaq Khan

    Stubborn files in windows.old are often drivers that are incorrectly marked as 'in use' despite being in windows.old. Try Option Three: 'Delete "Windows.old" Folder in a Command Prompt at Boot' in this tutorial.
    Delete Windows.old Folder in Windows 10
     
    Bree, May 6, 2017
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