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Deleting Windows.old File Error


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#1 huntsdabibil

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Posted 11 March 2017 - 02:02 PM

So I recently fresh installed Windows 10 with the Media Creation Tool. So now I want to delete the Windows.old file it gave me. I'm getting a "path too long" error when trying to delete a couple files. I need a way or program to fix this error. Thank you.

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#2 huntsdabibil

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Posted 11 March 2017 - 02:03 PM

I did try to rename it and it won't let me do that

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Posted 11 March 2017 - 03:28 PM

Once I've run disc cleanup w/ clean system files I then run CCleaner to clean up the remaining files from Windows.old, anything left over after that I then remove/delete under safe mode.

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Posted 11 March 2017 - 03:32 PM

Please download and run batch script as a administrator to delete  Windows.old folder.

 

 

 

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#5 huntsdabibil

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Posted 11 March 2017 - 05:53 PM

Tha

 

Please download and run batch script as a administrator to delete  Windows.old folder.

 

 

 

 

Thanks FreeBooter! It worked!



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Posted 11 March 2017 - 07:48 PM

You are very welcome!


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