Windows 10: How do I delete old Windows 10 files?

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  1. /u/duznn Win User

    How do I delete old Windows 10 files?


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    My secondary drive where I store my games used to be the drive where I had my OS on, and still has the windows files on there, and I am unable to delete them

    I have attached an image, and I intend to keep the files highlighted (Fortnite, Games, Models and Maps, etc), How can I force delete all the windows files?





    Also, when I boot windows 10, it shows me a screen if I want to choose which OS (the old one which is corrupted as I tried to delete it, and the one I use), and it always boots this screen and I always choose the right one, slowing my bot times right down.

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    :)
     
    /u/duznn, Mar 5, 2021
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  2. Ahhzz Win User

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Mar 5, 2021
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  3. Windows old files deleting

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query at Microsoft community. I will be glad to assist you.

    I suggest you follow this steps and check if it helps.


    • Open Disk Cleanup by clicking the Start button. In the search box, type Disk Cleanup, and then, in the list of results, click Disk Cleanup.

    • If you're prompted to choose a drive, click the drive you just installed Windows on, and then click OK.

    • In the Disk Cleanup dialog box, on the Disk Cleanup tab, click Clean up system files.

    • If you're again prompted to choose a drive, click the drive you just installed Windows on, and then click OK.

    • Select the Previous Windows installation(s) check box, and any other check boxes for the files you want to delete, and then click OK.

    • In the message that appears, click Delete Files.
    Hope this helps.

    For further assistance, you can post your query in Microsoft Community.

    Thank you.
     
    Rakesh Narayanaswamy, Mar 5, 2021
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  4. M3cael Win User

    How do I delete old Windows 10 files?

    Only write one number to log file and delete old ones?

    Hey,

    I'm trying to have some software read from a .text file a number (GPU Temp) but the software will only the first number in a list (Or the first anything)

    Is there a way to have to log file delete the previous entries and write the new number in it's place without any headers?


    EDIT:

    Sorry I'll try again.

    I have some webcam software that can read a number (or whatever) from a text file and then it displays the number as an overlay.

    See here: http://10.244.193.13:8081/

    I was trying to use GPU-z to do this but as it logs as a list the webcam software can't update properly (also it reads the headings of the file and displays them instead)

    Is there anyway to alter the logging to only output just the number (GPU Temp) and to delete the old numbers so the new value is the only value in the file.
     
    M3cael, Mar 5, 2021
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