Old Windows Folders

Posted: 07-14-2006, 03:54 AM
After many re-installs from older betas, my disk space is rapidly
Can I delete the Windows.old, Windows.old.001, 002, etc. folders without
my current installation? There are no files I need from any of the earlier
Many thanks,


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Old Windows Folders

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Jimmy Brush
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Re: Old Windows Folders
Posted: 07-14-2006, 09:51 AM
Yes, you can delete these.

They are simply backup copies of the previous windows folders that the Vista
installer needed to replace, and aren't used by the current installation.

- JB

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FiOS Dave
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Re: Old Windows Folders
Posted: 07-24-2006, 02:20 AM
HI Jimmy,

Thanks for the answer.
I've accumulated so much "garbage" that AV scans, etc. are taking much too
Off to have a "delete party"...


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