How To Uninstall A Microsoft Windows OS Update

Microsoft regularly releases updates to Windows Operating system to improve system performance and to resolve security issues. Every system by default Automatic updates are enabled and Windows prompts you to restart the computer after installing all updates.

After installing updates sometimes, we face unexpected system crashing problems, errors and blue screen of death problems. It is always advisable to maintain your system up to date, but after updates if issues are raised you can uninstall Windows update manually.

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How to Uninstall a Windows Update-Simple Guide

Control Panel

1.First open control panel, you can easily open a control panel by right clicking on the Windows start button, here you’ll find Control Panel option.

View Installed Updates

2.Here in the Control Panel find “Programs and Features” link and open it. Next on the left side of the windows you’ll see “View Installed Updates” link. Now click on the link to open.

3.Here you can see all the latest installed Windows Updates with version number update date and publisher ID.

4.In the list of updates first you need to find out which update is causing issues with your system. By checking on system failure dates and installed update time you can easily find out the problem causing the update.

Uninstalling Update

5.After finding problematic update simply right-click on the update and “Uninstall” it.

6.If you want to get rid of the update problems in future you can easily avoid the Automatic Update feature by clicking on the “System and Security” –> “Windows Update” here click on “Turn automatic updating on or off”.

Rahul is the Editor-in-Chief at Thetechhacker, PhoneSetter and TheWearableNews. After realizing an obsession with technology, he left his job career to write about technology.
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