I see after I did a recent upgrade I now have a directory called Windows10Upgrade on my C: drive. Does anyone know if this is safe to delete?


They should be safe to delete as they're only the files used to update windows.

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  • It's safe do delete manually, but if you don't, it will go away 30 days after the upgrade. Or at least, it's supposed to. – Charles Burge Nov 24 '16 at 22:56

To remove this folder, uninstall "Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant". (Source.)

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  • That did not remove the directory when I tested it – Bernard Vander Beken Apr 5 '17 at 12:33
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    It removed the directory when I run it – Kobus Smit Apr 10 '17 at 11:23
  • Tested uninstall again on Windows 10 Creators Update, now it removed the directory. – Bernard Vander Beken Aug 25 '17 at 8:41
  • That did not remove the directory it self, but all the content except a HttpHelper.exe – Sinky Aug 30 '17 at 6:34
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    In my case it is called Windows 10 Update assistant. – jonathan Sep 4 '18 at 6:05

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