How to delete Windows Old

  RussB78 27 Oct 12
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Hi all,

Can someone please tell me how to remove the Windows Old Folder after installation of Windows 8.

Many thanks

  rdave13 27 Oct 12

Have a look here.

  RussB78 27 Oct 12

Many thanks RDave13 for your help, I`m just about to have a go at it and will post back.

  RussB78 27 Oct 12

Had a good try with that link but no luck.

I dont get the same options on disk clean up and absolutely no way could I get that Elevated Command Prompt up and running. Many thanks for your help RDave13, I think I will leave it for now, its only on my Laptop and that can wait.

Many Thanks,

Russell

  RussB78 27 Oct 12

I formatted my laptops SSD and installed a completely new install, everything works just fine now.

Many thanks for the help.

Thanks a lot,

Russell

  rdave13 27 Oct 12

Sorry it didn't work. I'd have found the folder and just deleted it if the correct way didn't work. I think a clean install is better than upgrading .

  RussB78 28 Oct 12

Hi RDave13

Job Done on Laptop, Got rid of Windows Old folder with Disk Cleanup, it`s strange because I had already tried that way a few times,it was your link that helped me, many thanks for that.

Kind regards

Russell

  RussB78 28 Oct 12
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Hi RDave13

Job Done on Laptop, Got rid of Windows Old folder with Disk Cleanup, it`s strange because I had already tried that way a few times,it was your link that helped me, many thanks for that.

Kind regards

Russell

  opera357 31 Oct 12

yeah the link was very helpful...and when i was using the disk cleanup i found windows intall temp files which was 5gb

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