Windows10Upgrade folder – is it safe to delete it?

Windows10Upgrade folder is created by the Upgrade Assistant when you downloaded the next Windows 10 Update manually instead of waiting for it to come from Microsoft Update website. Disk Cleanup doesn’t delete this folder despite it can be a few gigabytes in size: windows10upgrade

Here is how to remove the folder safely.

How to remove Windows10Upgrade folder in Windows 10

Follow the steps to remove the “weird” directory and free up some disk space:

  • Go to Programs and Features.
  • Find Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant published by Microsoft Corporation.
  • Select it.
  • Click Uninstall in Programs and Features window.
  • Click Uninstall in Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant window.

After that Windows10Upgrade folder will be automatically removed.

If you don’t find the uninstaller in Programs and features, you can safely delete the folders from all drives manually:


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