You can free over 14GB of space after the October 2018 Update — here's how

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Running low on space after upgrading to the October 2018 Update? Here are the steps to clean up the drive to reclaim the storage.
On Windows 10, the October 2018 Update (version 1809) installation process makes a copy of the current setup in the event that your device needs to undo the changes as a result of problems during the upgrade.
Although it's a useful mechanism to protect your data from unexpected problems, the backup files (residing inside the Windows.old folder) can use a relatively large amount of space. If you delete these files, you can reclaim around 20GB of space, which can be a substantial amount if you have a device with limited storage.
If you're confident that Windows 10 version 1809 is running smoothly, or you're running out of available space, you can use the Settings app or the Disk Cleanup tool (for now) to get the space back.

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