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    Windows10Upgrade - safe to delete this folder?

    Just want to know if I can delete that folder without ill effects.

    I already have Anniversary Update installed............ 14393.10

    Windows10Upgrade.jpg

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    Have you tried running Disk Cleanup to see if it is removed when you Cleanup System Files?
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    Joe: I ran Disk Cleanup last night after Anniversary update and it didn't delete this folder; it did delete the other "old" Windows folders with a bit of a nudge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeP517 View Post
    Have you tried running Disk Cleanup to see if it is removed when you Cleanup System Files?
    I use CCleaner instead and it removed the windows.old but not the folder in question.

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    Try renaming the folder and see if anything complains. If nothing happens then delete it after a couple of days.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeP517 View Post
    Try renaming the folder and see if anything complains. If nothing happens then delete it after a couple of days.
    I can safely say where that folder came from.
    It's from the Upgrade Assistant that came with the download of Windows Update. I did the manual download instead of waiting for Windows Update.

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    Well, if you know where it came from and don't need it any more just delete it.
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    I used the Upgrade Assistant as well and just deleted the Windows10Upgrade folder afterwards. I rebooted several times, just in case, but there were no apparent problems from deleting the folder.

    Hope this helps...

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    I moved the folder to my ext. hdd, just in case.

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