Windows 10: Old Windows folder delete

Discus and support Old Windows folder delete in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I just installed win 10 . I have 2 more drives with Win7 OS( Windows folders) in them. I am trying to delete these folders in vain. I am logged in... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by AngeloT2, Dec 22, 2018.

  1. AngeloT2 Win User

    Old Windows folder delete


    I just installed win 10 .

    I have 2 more drives with Win7 OS( Windows folders) in them. I am trying to delete these folders in vain.

    I am logged in as administrator. Any ideas?

    :)
     
    AngeloT2, Dec 22, 2018
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  2. Trouble deleting a folder

    Thanks for the suggestion but it says "delete folder failed for E:\....." for each folder I try.

    *Confused Old Windows folder delete :confused:

    Will I be forever stuck with these unnecessary folders? *Oh Well Old Windows folder delete :eek:hwell:
     
    oli_ramsay, Dec 22, 2018
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  3. Anusha Win User
    C windows installer folder - Delete?

    He can do symbolic link redirection and move the files in it to a different location. *Wink Old Windows folder delete ;)
    Better try it out in a virtual of first. Just a suggestion.

    Like:
    First move everything in c:\windows\installer to d:\installercache
    Then delete c:\windows\installer folder
    Then type this in command mode as admin
    mklink /d c:\windows\installer d:\installercache

    Removing those installer files is a bad idea. it might prevent you from updating or uninstalling apps.
     
    Anusha, Dec 22, 2018
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  4. RoboX Win User

    Old Windows folder delete

    Windows 8 - delete windows folders in another drive

    I have the problem (from Windows 8) to delete the folders windows and programs on a secondary disk on which it was 7 .... know how to get full control to delete those folders?
     
    RoboX, Dec 22, 2018
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