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What to do with Windows.old folder?

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January 13, 2013 12:02:10 PM

I just reinstalled windows 7 on my computer as it was infected by a virus. now in my C drive there is windows and windows.old folders. what do i do with the windows.old folder?

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a b $ Windows 7
January 13, 2013 12:04:59 PM

Run disk cleanup on your C: drive and select 'remove previous Windows installations'.
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January 13, 2013 12:06:17 PM

Soda-88 said:
Run disk cleanup on your C: drive and select 'remove previous Windows installations'.

can i just delete it?
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a b $ Windows 7
January 13, 2013 12:10:49 PM

Yes but there might be some system files that you won't have permission to delete. Disk cleanup method is failproof.
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January 13, 2013 12:53:14 PM

Best answer selected by timarp000.
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a b $ Windows 7
January 13, 2013 4:04:48 PM

timarp000 said:
can i just delete it?



Yes ...
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