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Quartz

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I was going to get rid of the Windows.old folder & thought I would look through all the files to see if I may want to keep some. I happened to notice that a lot of the folders have current (as of yesterday) files added & or updated. I assume this is not the way it is to be done. Any advice on why this is happening?


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Every time you do a major update (i.e. from Windows 10 1809 to 1903) either a windows.old folder is created (if you didn't have one before) or the one you have is updated with new files and stuff. It's pretty normal.


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This is so you can go back to the previous version of windows.  I keep them for 2 weeks then I delete them if I have no problems.


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This is so you can go back to the previous version of windows.  I keep them for 2 weeks then I delete them if I have no problems.

No matter how computer & Windows savvy I think I may be, there is always something around the corner that I did not know. 

 

Thank you so much for the helpful info. I learned something new because of your willingness to share your knowledge. 


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Totally welcome.


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