The Windows 10 October 2022 Update, which is also known as Windows 10 22H2, was released on October 18, 2022. Some users choose to install it. However, they encounter problems and issues with it after installing Windows 22H2. Then, they want to uninstall it and go back or roll back to the previous Windows version. This post from NewsPivot introduces how to uninstall Windows 10 22H2.

You are about to modify your current installation, which means you have to make sure to create a full backup of your system if something happens and you need to undo these changes. To do that, you can try the PC backup software.

Way 1: Via Windows Update

To uninstall Windows 10 22H2 from versions 21H2, 21H1, or 20H2, you can use Windows Update. Here is how to do that:

1. Press the Windows + I keys together to open the Settings application.

2. Go to Update & Security > Windows Update > View update history > Uninstall updates.

3. Find Feature Update to Windows 10 22H2 via Enablement Package (KB5015684) from the list and right-click it to choose Uninstall.

uninstall Windows 10 22H2

4. Then, after the uninstalling, your PC will be restored to the previous version.

Way 2: Via Settings

Here is how to roll back to Windows 10 21H2 via Settings. Follow the guide below:

1. Press the Windows + I keys together to open the Settings application.

2. Go to Update & Security > Recovery.

3. Microsoft gives users a 10-day regret period for Windows updates.

If your PC was not upgraded more than 10 days ago, click the Get started button under the Go back to the previous version of Windows 10 section.

If your PC was upgraded more than 10 days ago, click the Get started button under the Reset this PC part.

click Get started

4. Then, you can choose Keep my files or Remove everything.

5. Next, choose Cloud download or Local reinstall. Then, follow the on-screen instructions to finish the steps.

Way 3: Clean Install Windows 10 21H2 or Previous Version

How to downgrade Windows 10 22H2 to 21H2? You can also clean install Windows 10 21H2.

1. Download the Windows 10 21H2 ISO image and then run Rufus to burn the ISO file to a USB drive.

2. Shut down your computer. Then, boot it into BIOS.

3. Change the settings to boot your computer from the USB drive.

4. When seeing the Windows Setup interface, click Next to continue if you are satisfied with the default preferences.

5. Click Install now. Click I don’t have a product key.

click Install now

6. Then, select the operating system version you want to install. Click Next.

7. Then, follow the on-screen instructions to finish the rest steps.

Final Words

How to uninstall Windows 10 22H2? How to go back to the previous version of Windows 10 after installing Windows 10 22H2? This post introduces 3 methods. I hope that this post will be useful to you.

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