Removing old files after updating

To help, we created a guide featuring a bunch of different ways to accomplish this.

If you'd like more information on the latest Windows 10 update, the Creators Update, be sure to check out our Senior Editor Zac Bowden's definitive review.

So make sure you're really ready before you remove the old files.

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For example, here are Microsoft’s tedious instructions for using the folder on a Windows 7 machine to restore an older Windows installation. RELATED: If you need to recover individual files from your old Windows installation, you can recover them from the folder.

This should just be a matter of opening the File Explorer window, accessing the folder at C:\Windows.old, and browsing your file system.

Your personal files will be located under C:\Windows.old\Users\. In a best case scenario, it might be 12 GB or so of hard disk space.

But it could easily consume 20 GB or more, depending on how large your previous Windows installation was.

You have a folder on your computer, and it’s using up a huge amount of space.

Last modified 14-Sep-2017 04:26