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Well I had windows 7 32 bit. And I just installed 64 bit but my HDD is nealy full! does this mean 32 bit and all its files are still on there? and how do I get rid of it. If you could tell me that would be great

O btw my HDD is 500gb
post #2 of 14
Shouldn't be, you can't upgrade from 32 to 64 so it would have to have been a fresh install. If you installed files on a separate partition they might have been saved.
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It was just on the 1 HDD
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Check if you have a file in you C drive title Windows.old. This will be your old windows files. If you don't need them then just erase it.
    
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Check if you have a file in you C drive title Windows.old. This will be your old windows files. If you don't need them then just erase it.
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There is windows.old and windows.old000 do I get rid of both?
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click on the windows logo and search msconfig in the search bar, open it up, select boot tab from the top and check if you have two os that are bootable. if not then you can go ahead and do a disk clean up where you can delete old copies of os from your system. Hope that helps
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Yes get rid of both. They are the old files from you previous install. This will free up tons of space.
    
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There is windows.old and windows.old000 do I get rid of both?
Right click on your drive and select a drive clean up, you shoiuld then get an option to delete shadow copies or something like that
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post #10 of 14
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Yes get rid of both. They are the old files from you previous install. This will free up tons of space.
K thx for the help mate u helped alot
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