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How to downgrade from Windows 11 to Windows 10?
How to downgrade from Windows 11 to Windows 10?

If you’re not happy with Windows 11, or simply want to know how to downgrade from Windows 11 to Windows 10, here’s how. This article will cover the steps needed to go back to your previous version of windows and remove all traces of it. It is important that you back up any files before proceeding because this process may delete them without warning.

This is the most frequent problem people are facing these days, because of the look, or you just don’t like to work with Windows 11, or probably Windows 11 is very slow and not comfortable. So you feel like let’s downgrade it to Windows 10, here is the easiest way to downgrade to Windows 10.

How to downgrade from Windows 11 to Windows 10? Step-by-step guide

  1. Search for the “Settings” icon from the Start menu. Click on the settings, and we have the Update and Security option, click on that. And there you will get the Recovery option then click on the recovery option. 
  2. Inside this, you will be having 3 options Reset PC, Go Back, Restart Now.
  3. You are trying to go back to the previous update so click on the Go Back option. This will take you to the earlier build.
  4. Windows will pop up a questionnaire asking for why you want to go back, just click on the options you feel and click next there you will get an option to check for new updates from Microsoft. But you don’t want any fix as you are trying to downgrade, so just click on the No, thanks option.
  5. The downgrade will not delete any of your files, but before proceeding it will ask you to take the backup of the files and some apps.
  6. If you have already done that you are good to go and click on the Next button. You will need to remember your Windows password if you have used it for the last build or else you will not be able to sign in. If you know the password click on next there you will be seeing an option “Go Back to an earlier build“.
  7. This starts going back to your previous build which you can see on your screen that the process is going on.
  8. Your device will be restarted once this process is completed. After the restart, you will be seeing the Windows logo, and it says “Restoring your previous version of windows“. This process takes some time because it is going to uninstall every single feature of Windows 11 that has been installed on your device. 
  9. You will not be able to restore it to Windows 11 if you have restored it back to Windows 10. You need to upgrade again from 10 to 11, so you don’t keep upgrading and downgrading again and again. 
  10. Now if you want to upgrade you cannot go to Update and Security from windows, you actually need to go to the ISO file of Windows 10 and then from their double-click on it and then upgrade your device to Windows 11. 

Sometimes you will not be able to downgrade your windows, so you should be very careful and make sure that you try to review within 14 days to see if you like the windows you are using right now.

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