windows.old

  Hofnar 14:15 27 Mar 2009
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After reinstalling Vista, I have the old windows.old on my C:drive with all the old folders and files in it. Is it alright to delete this folder or will it upset the rest of my C: drive?

  rawprawn 14:38 27 Mar 2009

As long as you don't want to go back to your previous version the answer is yes

  rawprawn 14:41 27 Mar 2009

Apparently this is the way to do it.
?To cleanup the Windows.old folder, you can click on the Vista pearl, type "disk clean" and hit enter to open the Disk Cleanup tool. Choose "Files from all users on this computer" and choose the drive you want to clean. After it lists what is available to "clean", scroll down and select Windows.old from the list of choices. Then delete as desired!

  Hofnar 14:49 27 Mar 2009

Thanks for your help rawprawn. This windows.old folder is nearly 10GB and I haven't got the space to spare.

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