Windows 10 May 2019 Update

How to Rollback or uninstall windows 10 1809, October 2018 update

If you have experienced any Problems, Issues After downloading and installing the major windows 10 October 2018 update, And looking for way to revert back to previous windows 10 1803. You are on right place, Here How to roll-back from windows 10 version 1809 to version 1803 To fix different issues which started after the recent upgrade. Means If after installing the windows 10 1809 you are facing problems and issues with it, you can uninstall it and go back or rollback to the previous Windows 10 version 1803.

How to roll back your Windows 10 upgrade

  • If your device has been upgraded using Windows Update, Update Assistant, or you use the Media Creation Tool to do an in-place upgrade, you can Rollback/uninstall Windows 10 October 2018 update using the recovery options.
  • Ensure that you haven’t deleted the Windows.old folder while cleaning up your files to free space after upgrading to the April 2018 Update.
  • If you have a portable device, check that you have plugged in your machine to a reliable power supply, otherwise, you won’t be allowed to roll back.
  • It is also advisable to backup all your important files locally or to the cloud.
  • Lastly, make sure that you remember your password as you may be required to enter it when you have rolled back.

Uninstall windows 10 1809 update

  •  Press Windows + I to open windows settings,
  • Click on Update & Security, followed by Recovery on the left
  • Now click on Get started under ‘Go back to the previous version of Windows 10.
Go back to the previous version of windows 10
Go back to the previous version of Windows 10

When you click on Get Started, Under Go Back to the previous version of Windows 10. This will prompt why you are going back to the previous build, With Options Bellow.

  • My apps or devices don’t work on this build
  • Earlier builds seemed easier to use
  • Earlier builds seemed faster
  • Earlier builds seemed more reliable
  • For another reason
Why are you going back Screen
Why are you going back Screen

Answer the question by Select preferred Answer or Select for another Reason ( also There is opt to tell Microsoft more about your reasons if you wish ) and click Next to continue.

When you click on next Windows 10 will prompt you the chance to check for updates in case that a new update is available to fix the current issue you’re having.

If you’ve decided to roll back, click No, thanks to continuing.

check for updates before Roll Back
check for updates before Roll Back

On Next Screen Read What you need to know carefully.

This will instruct you After going back you need to reinstall some apps, programs. Also, lose any changes you have made after upgrade to October 2018 update.

uninstall windows 10 what you need to know
uninstall windows 10 what you need to know

After reading this Carefully click next to proceed one more step to Uninstall Windows 10 1809 October 2018 update.

When you click on next this will prompt Don’t get locked out, Means that you’ll need the password you used to sign in to your previous version of Windows 10.

Click Next to continue.

don't get locked out
don’t get locked out

That’s All Windows Will prompt thanked for trying out this build. Click Go back to earlier build to begin the Windows 10 1809 uninstall process.

And the setup will take over and roll back your PC to the previous version of Windows 10 1803.

Thanks for trying out this build
Thanks for trying out this build

Once you have done this, you may want to defer installing Windows Updates on your Windows 10, To Delay Windows New update installation for some days. Whenever you think

Alternately you can access Windows Advanced Options and Select go back to the previous Build Option To Roll Back / uninstall Windows 10 1809 update.

Windows Advanced Options

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