Solved What to do with Windows.old folder? Tags: Configuration Windows 7 Computers Last response: January 13, 2013 4:04 PM in Windows 7 Share timarp000 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? More about : windows folder Best solution Soda-88 a b $ Windows 7 January 13, 2013 12:04:59 PM Run disk cleanup on your C: drive and select 'remove previous Windows installations'. Share timarp000 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? m 0 l Related resources Refreshed my Windows 8 PC.. What to do with Windows.old folder? - Forum Need help recovering deleted windows.old folder - Forum Is it safe to delete Windows.old folder under Windows 8? - Forum Is it safe to delete Windows.old folder? - Forum Delete old system files from Windows.old folder - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Soda-88 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. m 0 l timarp000 January 13, 2013 12:53:14 PM Best answer selected by timarp000. m 0 l Brett928S2 a b $ Windows 7 January 13, 2013 4:04:48 PM timarp000 said:can i just delete it? Yes ... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWith a "windows.old" folder created, do I still benefit from a "clean" install? Forum Accidently deleted Windows.old folder after a restore and need it back Forum SolvedCan't delete windows.old folder? Forum Deleting "windows.old" folder? Forum "Delete Everything and Re-install Windows" - Will I get a Windows.old folder? Forum How to transfer files from Windows.old folder ? Forum I need to pentantly *delete Windows.old Folder and 'Gain Administrator Access' to do so, Access Allowed YET Denied Forum Can I restore windows.old folder on windows 7 after being deleted? Forum How do I delete Windows.old? "Folder Access Denied" Forum When i upgrade to 64bit from 32 bit will i have a windows.old folder? Forum About the Windows.old folder Forum Finished re-installing Vista. Windows.old folder-Delete? Forum Windows_old folder in Vista Forum What does windows.old contain? Forum SolvedWhat to do with Windows.old Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !