How to Uninstall Updates on Windows 11?


Windows updates are necessary for our PC and laptops. But sometimes, the automatic update may affect our current working files.

Windows 11 comes with this feature, a Windows Update service that automatically downloads new patches from Microsoft servers in the background and installs them on your computer. Windows might prompt you to restart your computer when updates are installed to finish the update process. When your computer restart, Windows 11 replaces necessary system files in the background currently in use.

You will worry about your system’s necessary files, which are currently helpful for you in this situation. If you face these issues after installing updates, you can uninstall them to restore your device to its previous working state.

This article will learn how to uninstall updates on Windows 11.

Two types to Uninstall windows 11 updates;

  1. Using the Setting App
  2. From Advance Startup Options

How to Uninstall Updates on Windows 11 from the Settings app?

To uninstall updates in Windows 11 using the Settings app, go for these steps;

Step 1. Open the setting app.

Step 2. Then, select Windows Update on the left sidebar.

Step 3. On the right-sidebar, click on the Update history  tile.

Step 4. After that, on the following window, scroll down and click on Uninstall updates .

Step 6. At last, click on the  Uninstall  link beside the update you want to uninstall.

How to Uninstall Latest Update in Advanced Startup Options?

It is also possible to uninstall the latest Windows update from the Advanced Startup Options in Windows 11. For that, go for these steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, click the Start  button on the Windows 11 taskbar.

Step 2. Next, select the  Power button. After that, press and hold the Shift key of the keyboard, and then press the Restart option.

Step 3. Once you complete the above steps, your PC will restart directly to the Advanced Startup Options. Here, click the Troubleshoot  button.

Step 4. On the next screen, select Advanced options .

Step 5. On the Advanced options page, select  Uninstall Updates .

Step 6. On the next page, you will find two options, “Uninstall a latest quality update” and “Uninstall latest feature update.”Select the update you want to remove.

Step 7. At last, confirm the update removal on the last page by clicking the appropriate option.

Now, Windows 11 will start uninstalling the selected update.

That’s all for this article. I hope this article will add some value to your work.

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