Windows 10: how do you uninstall windows 10

  1.    05 Aug 2015 #1

    how do you uninstall windows 10

    Have decided to uninstall windows 10 as can not fix the problems. Can you tell me the best way to do it bare in mind not very good with laptops and tech stuff. Thanks
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  2.    05 Aug 2015 #2

    To roll back open settings & click recovery in the left pane, on the right pane you should have the roll back to windows 8.1, click that & follow the steps. Note this will only work if you still have the Windows.old folder in the root of your C drive. If you have run Disk Cleanup in windows 10 & told it to delete your old installation then you would need to install windows 8.1 again.

    The rollback when fine on mine but I then restored the backup I made with macrium reflect free just before the upgrade to be on the safe side.

    You can always try the upgrade again at a later date to see if MS have fixed the issue. It bugged me a lot but then I'm a bit OCD
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  3.    05 Aug 2015 #3

    If you did the upgrade to Windows 10 from an older version of Windows, you might have better luck with a clean install which is often much less problematic.
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  4.    05 Aug 2015 #4

    That's why it is always better to create a backup image of your previous OS before upgrading to windows 10, that way if you roll back & there are issues you can just restore the backup & everything will be back to how it was before you upgraded.
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