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How To Restore Windows 10 to Previous Version

How To Go Back to the Previous Build in Windows 10

How will you rollback or downgrade to previous Windows version from Windows 10? Here is the solution!

Windows 10 comes with a new feature which allows you to rollback to the previously installed Windows version but there are some conditions:

  1. Now without wasting time lets start the tutorial:

    1. Open Settings app from Start Menu. Alternatively, you can press WIN+I keys together to open Settings directly.

    2. Now click on "Update & security" item present in Settings app.

    3. Now click on Recovery section and there you'll see "Go back to the previous version of Windows 10" or "Go back to Windows 7 or 8.1" option.


    PS: Alternatively, You can directly launch this page using "ms-settings:recovery" command in RUN dialog box.

    4. Click on the "Get Started" button and it'll ask you for the reason behind restoring previous Windows version such as previous Windows version was easier to use, was faster, etc. Just select any given option you want and click on Next button.

    5. It'll ask a few more things and you just need to click on Next button.

    That's it. Your computer will restart and will show "Restoring your previous version of Windows..." screen. After a few minutes, your previous Windows version will be restored successfully.

    NOTE: If you can't access Windows 10 Desktop, you can use following alternate method:

    1. Click on Power button on Login Screen, hold down SHIFT key and then click on Restartoption. It'll open "Advanced Startup Screen".

    2. Now go to "Troubleshoot -> Advanced Options" and click on "Go back to the previous build" option.

    It'll restore previous version of Windows within a few minutes.