What the hell is Windows.old?

By Yariisg
Nov 19, 2009
  1. Hye,

    When i doubled clicked my OS drive I saw a strange forlder
    called "Windoes.old" with the frogram files and windows folders?
    it takes from my HD 2gb

    can i delete it? or leave it?
  2. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,408   +461

    It is your old windows installation.

    When you upgrade your existing windows version, everything you had before (Configuration files mainly) is stored in a sort of backup way to let you check what you want to keep and what no.

    You can erase it without problem.
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