How to Delete Windows.old Folder in Windows 10


When you upgrade Windows 7/8/10 to a newer version, your previous Windows installation is moved to a folder named Windows.old. Windows.old is created by Windows Setup and is an archive of your old Windows installation. It is regarded as your return ticket to your previous Windows version within 30 days.
So what is saved in Windows.old? In particular, you will find the old registry hives in C:\Windows.old\System32\config, and your personal profile files in C:\Windows.old\System32\Users, which includes Cookies, Start Menu, UserData and more.

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