What is the Windows.old directory?

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DanielLarox
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What is the Windows.old directory?

Postby DanielLarox » March 4, 2016, 4:30 pm

Hi, I upgraded my Windows 8 to Windows 10. After that, I found a directory called Windows.old in a root of my system disk. It has a large size. Could somebody explain me what is Windows.old directory? Can I delete it?

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Malric
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Re: What is the Windows.old directory?

Postby Malric » March 8, 2016, 4:22 pm

It's backup in case you want to revert back to the previous version of Windows. It will be deleted automatically after 30 days or so.


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