Windows has recently unleashed its latest Windows Operating System with Windows 10. When upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 7 or Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, Windows itself saves a copy of your previous OS with Windows.old folder just in case to revert it back from the system itself. This folder is useful if you want to revert the OS back to the previous one. However, it takes a lot of memory space which is absolutely of no use, better we delete the entire folder. Know how to Delete or Remove Windows.old Folder After Upgrading to Windows 10 just by following the steps given below!
How to Delete or Remove Windows.old Folder After Upgrading to Windows 10
Step 1 :
Open Windows Search box and type Free up there by using your Keyboard. Free up disk space by deleting unnecessary files will be right there on your search box. Enter it!
Step 2 :
Click this shortcut which would be presented to you Free up disk space . . .
Step 3 :
You would see the desired Drive where this folder is being saved. If it doesn’t show up, you can select it manually.
Step 4 :
From the next Window click on to the Clean up disk files option given below and hit the Ok button after that.
Step 5 :
You would be asked to select the drive once again. Make sure to select it properly.
Step 6 :
Check “Previews Windows installation(s)” and then hit the Ok button from the same page which is given at the bottom side.
Step 7 :
You would be asked whether to delete the files or not. Click on the given option.
Step 8 :
The system will take a couple of minutes to complete the entire process. After that, the Windows.old folder will no longer available on your system.
So folks, this is how you can easily delete and save some space on your upgraded Windows 10 system. Have any questions? Do let us know in the comments given below this post. We’d like to interact with you regarding your queries and comments.