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  1. cfowler Win User

    Fresh Install of windows 10 & windows.old seems huge but I can't acces


    Fresh Install of windows 10 & windows.old seems huge but I can't access anything in it, the folders are empty and there barely anything to view. No music, nothing was backed up but folder size would indicate there is a tonne of stuff in there. Can anyone help?

    Thanks'

    :)
     
    cfowler, Oct 15, 2015
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  2. Can Anyone help me??win 10 folder deletion!

    Hello,I didin't upgrade my windows,i installed directly when i got my new pc,

    but today i did an huge update version 1709 and the windows.old folder now has around 12Gb....

    i don't know how long the windows.old folder was there but now it has 12Gb...

    is it safe to delete that folder considering that i installed win 10 fresh and did not do an upgrade only a update?
     
    AlinChiper, Oct 15, 2015
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  3. Is it safe to delete Windows.old folder?

    Hello,I didin't upgrade my windows,i installed directly when i got my new pc,

    but today i did an huge update version 1709 and the windows.old folder now has around 12Gb....

    i don't know how long the windows.old folder was there but now it has 12Gb...

    is it safe to delete that folder considering that i installed win 10 fresh and did not do an upgrade only a update?
     
    AlinChiper, Oct 15, 2015
    #3
  4. CountMike New Member

    Fresh Install of windows 10 & windows.old seems huge but I can't acces

    Did you enable hidden and system files viewing in Folder and file properties ?
     
    CountMike, Oct 15, 2015
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  5. lx07 Win User
    You could run TreeSize Free as administrator. It will tell you what is taking the space.

    If you don't need it you can delete it by running disk cleanup.
     
    lx07, Apr 4, 2018
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