How to Automatically Delete the Windows.old Folder in Windows 10

If you choose to install Windows 10 on the same drive where an existing installation is already present, the setup program will create a folder named Windows.old in the root of the drive. Windows 10 got the ability to delete the Windows.old folder automatically in a recent build. Here is how to do it.

Here is How to Automatically Delete the Windows.old Folder in Windows 10:

  • STEP 1: At first, open Settings app.
  • STEP 2: Then go to System -> Storage.
  • STEP 3: After that, find the option named Storage Sense and enable it.
  • STEP 4: Then click the link Change how we free up space .
  • STEP 5: At last, in new appeared page, check the option Delete previous versions of Windows.
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  • STEP 6: To remove the Windows.old folder instantly, click the button Clean now. This will remove the Windows.old folder immediately.
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