Revert your previous version of Windows 10 back by using Advanced Startup

Updates are similar to giving an extra hand to accelerate the functioning of a device. However, sometimes updates are nothing more than just an annoyance if they present compatibility issues with your device, leading to technical glitches and slower performance.

Latest updates sometimes become a pain after you install them in your Windows 10 device. Despite offering safe and improved features and stability to your system, Updates can generate errors too. On Windows 10, Updates to boost the features are just typical updates, not like the quality updates you get every month, but these updates are programmed to automatically deliver new features and advanced enhancements to gear up the user experience and overall security against cyber threats.

The most annoying thing about these feature updates is that they require users to go through a complete reinstallation of Windows 10 OS, and on top of that, sometimes they do not live up to their promises for improvement. Instead, they bring up new issues negatively affecting the performance and user experience. However, if such an issue appears during or after the update, resulting in inaccessibility of your system, or your device isn’t rebooting correctly, you can choose to go for Advanced Startup environment to successfully uninstall feature updates to resolve the issue.

In this guide, we will help you understand the causes behind the emergence of issues related to feature updates, along with their solution. One of the best ways to uninstall feature updates is to use Advanced Startup Environment, especially when you can’t access your desktop after launching the updates on Windows 10.

Steps to roll back to the earlier version of Windows 10 using Advanced Startup

To remove the latest Windows 10 feature update to bring the Operating System back to its previous version, you need to perform the steps:

  1. Start your device in Advanced Startup Mode
    • Please Note: Depending on the severity of the issue, you can access the Advanced Startup environment in multiple ways. By following this guide, you can get your hands on the best available method to access Advanced Startup.
  2. Press “Troubleshoot” in the choose an option wizard
  3. Click on “Advanced Options” in the Troubleshoot Wizard
  4. In the “Advanced Options” tab, click on “Uninstall Updates”
  5. In the “Uninstall Updates” tab, click the “Uninstall Latest Feature Updates” option
  6. Sign in using your administrator credentials
  7. Click the “Uninstall Feature Update” button

If you follow the above instructions carefully, uninstalling feature updates won’t be a trouble anymore. After the completion of steps, Windows 10 will automatically uninstall the updates and it will roll back to its earlier version.

Also, keep in mind

The option to revert Windows 10 back to its original state will remain on hand unless you complete 10 days using the updates and only if you haven’t deleted the files using Storage sense and the folder of Windows older version is present in the “C” drive.

Final Thoughts

In case, you find difficulty in following the steps or having issues while uninstalling the updates, you can contact Customer Support Services for technical assistance anytime, as they are available 24/7 for the convenience of users.

Read related forum discussion – What does “Go back to the previous version” refer to in Blue Screen Advanced Options?

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