Removing old files after updating

The only program I've found so far that lost saved settings is Nvidia control panel, but being driver software I don't find that surprising.

The program doesn't store its config files anywhere nor there's a way to export as far as I know. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).

This tutorial applies to replacing any storage drive, such as an external drive, hard drive, or solid state drive (SSD).

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Important: Please note that deleting these files won’t let you roll back to the older version of Window.

So, be sure that the new version of Windows works fine.

This folder automatically clears in ~30 days after you upgrade to Windows 10.

If the folder was created when you installed version 1607 (Anniversary Update), the folder might be removed automatically in 10 days. Recovering data from If you find some of your settings are lost after upgrade, you should be able to recover the program specific data files from (Program Data and App Data folders).

If your i Movie projects and events are stored on your Mac: Once you have dragged the folders to your trash, you can choose Empty Trash from the Finder menu to remove them from the computer.

Make sure there is nothing else in the trash that you want to keep before emptying the trash.

Short Bytes: The Windows 10 Creators update is huge and comes with lots new features.

But, a lot of space is consumed by the leftover Windows files.

You can delete them by using the Disk Cleanup utility present in Windows 10 and free up to 20GB space.


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