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Post by Lance(HAOH) on 17th November 2010, 7:56 am

Hi. I am experiencing difficulty while trying to delete a folder "windows.old" in the location C:
The folder opens when I click it and it functions normally. However, when I try to delete it, a pop-up states that this folder does not exist. Could somebody please help?

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Solved Re: Unable to delete folder

Post by Capt.Jack Sparrow on 17th November 2010, 3:51 pm

Hello,

Check this Tutorial http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/19151-windows-old-folder-delete.html

Hope this helps,
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Solved Re: Unable to delete folder

Post by Lance(HAOH) on 18th November 2010, 12:15 pm

Hi. I have attempted the solution you provided. I think that I had already done it previously as there was no option to cleanup the files from the previous windows installation. Nevertheless, I still did a disk cleanup. However, the problem still persists. There is only one file in the Folder.
How should I resolve this problem? Please advise me. Thank you.

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Solved Re: Unable to delete folder

Post by Nazzgull on 18th November 2010, 12:28 pm

Use Unlocker to delete that file. You can download it from Filehippo.



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Post by Lance(HAOH) on 18th November 2010, 11:56 pm

Hi Nazzgull, your solution worked! Thank you for your help. Thank You!

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