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Rollback and uninstall windows 10 Upgrade (Downgrade windows 10)

If you have experienced any problems or issues After downloading and installing the major windows 10 version 22H2 update And looking for way to revert back to the previous windows. You are on the right place, Here we covered How to uninstall Windows 10 22H2 Update and revert back to Windows 10 21H2 to fix different issues that started after a recent upgrade.

Means If after installing the windows 10 version 22H2 update you are facing problems and issues with it, you can uninstall it and go back or rollback to the previous Windows 10 version 21H2.

Uninstall Windows 10 22H2 Update

If your device has been upgraded using Windows Update, Update Assistant, or you use the Media Creation Tool to do an in-place upgrade, you can Rollback/uninstall Windows 10 22H2 update using the recovery options.

Note: It is only possible to uninstall Windows 10 version 22H2 update only if you have not deleted the Windows.old folder. If you already deleted it, then the only option available for you will be to perform a clean install of the previous operating system.

How to Downgrade Windows 10

Bear in mind, if you do revert to a previous build you may need to reinstall some apps and programs, and you will lose any changes you made to Settings after installing the version 22H2 update. You’ll also be advised to back up your files as a precaution.

Windows 10 automatically saves a copy of the previous version on the C:\ drive, on a folder called Windows.old, on every upgrade in case the installation fails and rollback is necessary.

To uninstall windows 10 version 22H2

  • Press the Windows key + R to open the Windows Settings app,
  • Click on Update & Security, then Recovery on the left
  • Now click on Get started under ‘Go back to the previous version of Windows 10.

Go back to the previous version of windows 10

When you click on Get Started, Under Go Back to the previous version of Windows 10. This will prompt why you are going back to the previous build, With Options Bellow.

  • My apps or devices don’t work on this build
  • Earlier builds seemed easier to use
  • Earlier builds seemed faster
  • Earlier builds seemed more reliable
  • For another reason

Why are you going back

  • Answer the question by Select preferred Answer or Select for another Reason (also There is opt to tell Microsoft more about your reasons if you wish ) and click Next to continue.
  • When you click on next Windows 10 will prompt you the chance to check for updates in case that a new update is available to fix the current issue you’re having.
  • If you’ve decided to roll back, click No, thanks to continue.

Check update

  • On the Next Screen Read What you need to know carefully, This will instruct you After going back you need to reinstall some apps, and programs.
  • Also, lose any changes you have made after upgrading to Windows 10 22H2 update.

What you need to know

  • After reading this Carefully click next to proceed one more step to Uninstall Windows 10 22H2.
  • When you click on next this will prompt Don’t get locked out, Means that you’ll need the password you used to sign in to your previous version of Windows 10.
  • Click Next to continue.

Dont get locked out

  • That’s All Windows Will prompt thanked for trying out this build.
  • Click Go back to earlier build to begin the Windows 10 22H2 update uninstall process.

Thanks for trying out this build

  • And the setup will take over and roll back your PC to the previous version of Windows 10.

Restoring your previous version of windows

Once you have done this, you may want to defer installing Windows Updates on your Windows 10, To Delay Windows New update installation for some days.

Alternately you can access Windows Advanced Options and Select go back to the previous Build Option To Roll Back / uninstall Windows 10 Update.

Windows Advanced Options

I hope this post helps to easily get rid of Windows 10 version 22H2 Bugs. Still, have any queries or suggestions about this post feel free to comment below.

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