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How to remove windows.old files on windows 8

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February 15, 2013 7:51:49 PM

Hello,I love windows 8 and i want to remove this old 147 gb windows.old file. i use this for games and downloaded alot of steam games on that and want to remove the windows.old so i can download some more becuase i dont want this taking a foruth of my drive

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a b * Windows 8
February 15, 2013 7:55:21 PM

Go to Computer and right-click on the "C" drive, select Properties and click "Disk Cleanup." In the Disk Cleanup utility select "Clean up System Files." This will give you the option to clean up "previous windows installations" which removes the Windows.Old
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February 15, 2013 7:55:33 PM

Also theres some boot files in that thing and some i think some importaint files like AsusScr_K3 Series_ENG Uninstaller and AsScrPro
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February 15, 2013 8:06:33 PM

So are you guys sure i can remove this without messing it up?
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February 15, 2013 8:08:43 PM

Nothing in Windows.old is important/used at all.
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a b * Windows 8
February 15, 2013 8:11:54 PM

So are you guys sure i can remove this without messing it up? < Yes without a doubt
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February 15, 2013 8:22:28 PM

Best answer selected by therockerkid60.
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a b * Windows 8
February 15, 2013 8:23:34 PM

This topic has been closed by SR-71 Blackbird
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