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force delete windows.old in windows 8

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by Mcute, Jan 14, 2013.

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  1. Mcute

    Mcute Thread Starter

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    Hello Good day :)
    I'm having a problem now on deleting my windows.old folder on my c drive. I wanted to delete it bcoz I want to use the space for my new apps..
    It always prompted me with"access is denied".. :confused:
    :(
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    Does anybody know how? Please ^_^
    I really need your help ...
     
  2. bbearren

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    Use the Disk Cleanup utility run as administrator. The utility is located in Control Panel > Administrative Tools. Scroll through the items to delete and check all that apply.
     
  3. davehc

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    You can also start to type cleanmng in the modern screen and it will be shortlisted.
     
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