Win 10 factory reset to older version to avoid updates

  1.    1 Week Ago #1

    Win 10 factory reset to older version to avoid updates


    Hi All
    I have an Acer Aspire A515-51 with win 10 factory installed. On purchase last year I installed some Sage software from 2012 and ran ok with no problems. Back in October I decided to install an SSD drive and have a nice clean version of win 10 mainly to try and restore the search facility (no joy).
    I then only installed the older Sage software again a few days ago only to find the fonts within the software are tiny and can hardly see them. Did the hokey cokey of uninstall reinstall with no joy.

    In desperation i tried the software in another computer and it worked fine (win 7) so it must be win 10. Tried to uninstall recent updates but will not allow me to remove all of them (thanks MS). I then but back my old HDD (which is built into the laptop) and the Sage is fine again.

    Sooooo I decide to factory reset the built in original HDD using Alt and F10 but on reinstalling sage it is the small fonts again. How can this be if its factory reset????
    I checked update history as soon as it installed and not connected to Wifi and it shows the unremovable updates????? How have they got there if its reset to before they were released???

    Can anyone help with either a roll back of Win 10 version 1803 or my sage problems please??

    I have tried display settings etc with no effect.

    Cheers
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  2.    1 Week Ago #2

    Welcome to the forum. Do you know what version your on now and what version was sage running ok on to find version from a cmd prompt type
    winver

    Have you tried sages fix http://ask.sage.co.uk/scripts/ask.cf...p?p_faqid=7672
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  3.    1 Week Ago #3

    Hi Samuria

    Im on 1803 now but no idea what was running before. Did the reset thinking it would be like previous versions on windows and have to reinstall all updates but it appears to already have updates included???


    I have tried the Sage fix with no joy. Adjusting fonts in win 10 has disappeared following an update?
    Last edited by stanna; 1 Week Ago at 18:47.
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  4.    1 Week Ago #4

    The scale and layout should still be there it is in 1809
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  5.    1 Week Ago #5

    I can only change display not Fonts. Just tried another factory reset and KB428435 is there on first boot. How can it get there if its supposed to be a factory install???
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  6.    1 Week Ago #6

    I have resolved this by downloading an older version of win 10 before update and stopped updates which has given me back my software. MS really do suck!
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