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 m 0 l 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. m 0 l Related resources Need help recovering deleted windows.old folder - Forum Is it safe to delete Windows.old folder under Windows 8? - Forum Do I need windows.old - Forum Tell AVG not to scan "Windows.old" - Forum What does windows.old contain? - 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 Share ILoveTomsHardware November 4, 2012 4:25:19 PM Best answer selected by ILoveTomsHardware. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedmy files are in windows.old and i need them Forum SolvedIs it safe to delete Windows.old folder? Forum SolvedImport windows.old using vista Forum SolvedCannot delete a Windows.old directory Forum SolvedDelete old system files from Windows.old folder Forum Solvedwindows.old after reinstall windows, safe to delete? Forum SolvedWith a "windows.old" folder created, do I still benefit from a "clean" install? Forum SolvedRemoving "Windows.Old" Files. Forum System wont boot after trying to run steam from windows.old Forum SolvedWhat to do with Windows.old folder? Forum Solved"Windows.Old" Forum Accidently deleted Windows.old folder after a restore and need it back Forum Deleting windows.old, quick question Forum Windows.old deleting method when using an SSD? Forum Does deleting the windows.old file on windows 7 remove EVERYTHING? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !