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How do I get rid of my old Windows 7 Installation?

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Okay, title sounds a bit strange but I'll clarify here.

I have a secondary hard drive that still has the Windows 7 OS folder on it and it's no longer being used for anything. (SSD boot drive)

How do I delete this folder? (I happen to be a hardware expert, but a software/program retard. @~@)



24.7GB of my HDD is just sitting there being wasted. frown.gif
     
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Have you tried formatting?
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He may have information on the same drive that he doesnt want to lose.

@OP Something like Unlocker may do the trick for you.

http://www.filehippo.com/download_unlocker/
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Maybe if you use the disk cleanup tool built into windows.  You'll be able to delete the folder that way. I know it works to delete windows.old after a fresh install, so you could selete your drive and see if it works in the same way. 

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