Save disk space by deleting Windows.old folder after upgrading to Windows 8

How to remove an unnecessary Windows.old folder to get back hard drive space

By , ITworld |  Mobile & Wireless, delete windows.old folder, free disk space windows 8

Here's how you can delete the Windows.old folder after upgrading to Windows 8. This might save you a significant amount of hard disk space.

1. Press Windows-R on your keyboard.

2. The run box will open.

3. Enter this command into the run box and hit Enter.

cleanmgr

4. The Disk Cleanup tool will load.

5. Click on "Clean up systems files" button.

6. Check the checkbox next to "Previous Windows installations."

7. Click the OK button and the Disk Cleanup tool will delete the Windows.old folder.

For more, see the original article at the link below.

How to delete the Windows.old folder after installation of Windows | Ghacks

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