How to Downgrade Windows 11 to Windows 10 or Previous Version?

Some users who have installed Windows 11 may be regretted to do that for kinds of reasons. How to downgrade Windows 11 to Windows 10, or previous version? Don’t worry. Microsoft provides a way to roll back to previous Windows versions.

How to Downgrade Windows 11 to Windows 10?

In this article, two methods will be introduced:

  1. How to roll back to Windows 10 from Windows 11 via System settings?
  2. How to uninstall and reinstall Windows 11 manually?

How to Roll Back to Windows 10 or Previous Version Via System Setting?

Step 1: Move your mouse to the system icon in the task bar to open the Menu;

Step 2: A Simple click on the Settings to enter the System setting interface;

Start Menu on Windows 11

Step 3: Scroll down the System interface to find the Recovery option, where you can go back Windows 10 from your current version.

System Settings on Windows 11

Step 4: After entering the Recovery option, please click Go back on the second option: Previous version of Windows. Microsoft will tell you that if your current version is not working, you can try to go back a version of Windows.

Roll Back

Step 5: You will see the version list and you choose the one to continue by clicking Go back to earlier build;

Note: If windows asks if you would like to check for updates, just say No and continue.

Step 6: Now it will take a few minutes to allow Windows to downgrade to Windows 10 or your previous version.

Step 7: Restart your computer to check whether it works well.

Last but not the least, we’d like to suggest you now to install any new system to your computer. You can try to install Windows 11 ISO via virtual machine so as to ensure the normal working of your current system in case of anythings unexpected.

Before you want to go directly to Windows 11, don’t forget to backup all your files. One more important thing: DO Not run the disk clean through the system to delete your previous Windows version. If you did that, Microsoft can help you to roll back. But please keep it in mind that: Microsoft only allows 10 days to regret. 10 days later, you have to uninstall Windows 11 and install Windows 10 or old version manually to go back .

How to Uninstall Windows 11 and Reinstall Windows 10 Again Manually?

Step 1: Visit the Microsoft official site to download Windows 10. Click here.

Step 2: You need to Create Windows 10 Installation media by clicking the Download tool now button;

Create Windows 10 installation media

Step 3: Click the download file to run and click Yes when you’re asked:”Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?”;

Step 4: Accept Windows terms of use when the Windows 10 installation pops up;

Step 5: Choose Upgrade this PC now and next, when system asks What do you want to do;

Upgrade this PC now

Step 6: The Windows 10 system file will begin download. Once the downloading finished, you can begin to install Windows 10 now by following the system process.

Several minutes later, your Windows 10 system will be ready.



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