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Delete windows.old?

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#1 UmmGeri


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Posted 29 March 2010 - 07:35 PM

I hope I'm posting this in the right area, but I'm not sure. Sorry if I'm not! Anyways, recently I installed Windows 7. I used to have Windows XP. I don't know if I still have windows.old on my system, but my HP_Recovery (D:) only has 577 MB free. Is this normal? I just don't want my computer to crash due to a lack of memory. Also,

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Posted 29 March 2010 - 09:52 PM

You're asking about two different subjects.
I assume, Windows XP and now Windows 7 are installed on C:\ drive.
If so, then D:\ partition, or drive is a recovery partition, which would be needed only, if you wanted to go back to XP.
If you're planning to stay with 7, you don't need D partition at all.

Now, regarding "windows.old", please read here: http://www.jimmah.com/vista/content.aspx?id=14

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