How to Uninstall Windows 11 and Go back to Windows 10
You’ve upgraded to Windows 11, but you prefer the previous operating system. Perhaps you wish you hadn’t upgraded because of the shorter context menus or the less-flexible taskbar. After all, Windows 11 isn’t exactly a must-have upgrade right now. If you wish to go back to Windows 10 for whatever reason, you can if you installed Windows 11 within the last 10 days.
After 10 days, Windows is likely to delete the previous OS files, making a return difficult. However, reinstalling Windows 10 or making Windows 11 appear like Windows 10 is always a possibility. According to a video, renaming the C:Windows.old directory to C:Windows.notold and then changing the name back to C:Windows.old will fix the problem. You could use Windows.old to extend your Windows 11 test beyond the 10-day limit, but you’d have to conduct the initial renaming within that time frame.
How to Uninstall Windows 11
- Go to the Recovery submenu of the Settings menu. The quickest way to get there is to Google “get back to Windows 10” and then click the first result.
- You may also go to Settings->System->Recovery in your browser.
3. Click on the go back to windows 10.
4. When prompted, select one or more reasons for your uninstall.
5. When prompted to check for updates instead of rolling back, select “No, thanks.” Microsoft would like to keep you on Windows 11, but once you’ve made up your mind, you’ve made up.
6. Now click on the Next button.
7. When Windows 10 prompts you to remember your password, click Next once again. This should be self-evident.
7. Now you have to Click “Go back to Windows 10.”
8. Now you have done it, and the system will restart and it should take some time to go through the process.