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Type "cleanup" khổng lồ find the Disk Cleanup utility. Dave Johnson/Business Insider


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If you see the Drive sầu Selection dialog box, make sure that the C: drive is selected, và clichồng "OK."

3. Cliông xã "Clean up system files."


In the Disk Cleanup window, clichồng "Clean up system files" to start the cleanup process. Dave Johnson/Business Insider

4. You may need khổng lồ choose drive sầu C: a second time và cliông xã "OK." Then you"ll need lớn wait while the program scans your drive.

5. Select the checkbox for "Previous Windows installations" from the menu of files lớn delete.


Select "Previous Windows installation" to delete the Windows.old folder. Dave Johnson/Business Insider


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Click "OK."

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Dave Johnson is a công nghệ journacác mục who writes about consumer tech & how the industry is transforming the speculative world of science fiction into modern-day real life. Dave sầu grew up in New Jersey before entering the Air Force to operate satellites, teach space operations, and bởi space launch planning. He then spent eight years as a nội dung lead on the Windows team at Microsoft. As a photographer, Dave has photographed wolves in their natural environment; he"s also a scuba instructor và co-host of several podcasts. Dave is the author of more than two dozen books and has contributed khổng lồ many sites & publications including CNET, Forbes, PC World, How To Geek, & Insider.
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