Windows10Upgrade folder located on the system drive is used by Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant. When you update Windows 10 using this tool, the Windows 10 image ESD file is downloaded to this folder.
If the Windows upgrade process went through successfully and the system is working fine, you can safely remove this folder.
Can I Delete the Windows10Upgrade Folder?
Windows10Upgrade folder can be removed. To delete the
Windows10Upgrade folder, simply uninstall the Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant tool.
Open Windows Settings (WinKey + i) and click “Apps and Features.”
Alternately, open “Programs and Features” (
appwiz.cpl) from the classic Control Panel. Scroll down and right-click on Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant and select Uninstall
When this has been uninstalled successfully the
C:\windows10upgrade folder will be removed automatically.
Note: Using Disk Cleanup is another option to remove this folder. For more information, refer article How to Delete Windows.old Using Disk Cleanup or Storage Settings.
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