Solved Windows.old Tags: SSD Windows 8 Last response: November 4, 2012 4:25 PM in Windows 8 Share ILoveTomsHardware October 28, 2012 1:49:18 PM After upgrading to windows 8 there is a 15 gb. windows.old folder.This is taking up too much space on my ssd.What is the safest way to delete it? More about : windows Brett928S2 a b * Windows 8 October 28, 2012 1:51:04 PM Hi Just right click and delete ASSUMING no files you need.... All the best Brett ILoveTomsHardware October 28, 2012 1:52:58 PM Hi,Brett My system seems to be running fast and complete.So it's safe just to delete? Thanks for your help. Related resources Windows.old retrieve - Forum Retrieve windows.old folder - Forum Is it safe to delete Windows.old .000? - Forum How to use windows.old ? - Forum Windows.old - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution Brett928S2 a b * Windows 8 October 28, 2012 2:04:13 PM ILoveTomsHardware said:Hi,Brett My system seems to be running fast and complete.So it's safe just to delete? Thanks for your help. Hi Yes, perfectly safe...its just your old files, as long as you don't want them...delete All the best Brett ILoveTomsHardware November 4, 2012 4:25:19 PM Best answer selected by ILoveTomsHardware. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhat to do with Windows.old folder? Forum" Windows.Old " ForumWindows.old ? Can I delete it, and how? ForumReinstall program from windows.old ForumHow do I delete Windows.old ? "Folder Access Denied" ForumCan I make Windows recognize programs from " Windows.Old "? ForumWhen i upgrade to 64bit from 32 bit will i have a windows.old folder? ForumCan't delete windows.old folder? ForumWindows.old file on C drive after fresh install on new SSD ForumHow to delete windows.old with Securom without affecting current games ForumWindows.old ForumAbout the Windows.old folder ForumNeed help ForumDefault registry key for fonts in Windows 8 ForumCan I dual boot Windows 8 with Windows 7? More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !