Windows 10: Can I download the 9926 ISO and revert back? Solved


  1. Posts : 15
    Windows 10 Insider Pro (Build 10240)
       19 Mar 2015 #1

    Can I download the 9926 ISO and revert back?


    I recently upgraded to 10041, thinking after all the time spent, things would work a little better.. apparently, it didn't make things easier.

    I was just wondering if I can download the 9926 ISO and revert back to that and keep my files and everything?
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  2. Posts : 20,870
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       19 Mar 2015 #2

    Hello Arcturus,

    Since you updated to build 10041, you could use the "go back to a previous version of Windows" feature in the tutorial below to go back to build 9926.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...dows-10-a.html
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  3. Posts : 15
    Windows 10 Insider Pro (Build 10240)
    Thread Starter
       19 Mar 2015 #3

    Thank you so much, Brink!
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  4. Posts : 20,870
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       19 Mar 2015 #4

    You're most welcome.
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  5.    19 Mar 2015 #5

    hmm just tried this and reverted back to 9926 from 10041 and now the start menu doesnt work..
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  6. Posts : 4,342
    Win 10 Pro x64
       19 Mar 2015 #6

    It's a common problem with Win 10. Some features break after upgrade/downgrade. What you should have done was to create an ISO of your 10041 upgrade and do a clean install straight to it. Clean install fixes a lot of problems. It's easy. Follow this tutorial (but first, upgrade back to 10041 from your current 9926. No need to reinstall 9926.)

    ESD to ISO - Create Bootable ISO from Windows 10 ESD File - Windows 10 Forums
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  7.    19 Mar 2015 #7

    badrobot said: View Post
    It's a common problem with Win 10. Some features break after upgrade/downgrade. What you should have done was to create an ISO of your 10041 upgrade and do a clean install straight to it. Clean install fixes a lot of problems. It's easy. Follow this tutorial (but first, upgrade back to 10041 from your current 9926. No need to reinstall 9926.)

    ESD to ISO - Create Bootable ISO from Windows 10 ESD File - Windows 10 Forums
    How do I even go back to 10041...after I went back to 9926, I can't get 10041 to show up in windows update anymore
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  8. Posts : 4,342
    Win 10 Pro x64
       19 Mar 2015 #8

    Ok, I didn't know the severity of your current installation's issues so you may have to reinstall 9926 then.
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  9.    20 Mar 2015 #9

    phistyle said: View Post
    How do I even go back to 10041...after I went back to 9926, I can't get 10041 to show up in windows update anymore
    At this point a clean install of 9926 should be the next thing you do. . .Good Luck. . .
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  10. Posts : 4,342
    Win 10 Pro x64
       20 Mar 2015 #10

    If you want I can share with you the 10041 ISO that I created. Let me know.

    Cheers!
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