How to Uninstall the Windows 10 Anniversary Update


A lot of users are not satisfied with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, because it makes them experience all range of issues, such as no Wi-Fi, no Bluetooth, USB not working, blue screen, black screen, etc. Below are 2 ways to help you uninstall the Windows 10 Anniversary Update and roll back to the previous build of Windows 10.

Roll Back to Previous Windows 10 Build

To uninstall the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, you could just roll back to the previous Windows 10 version. Follow these steps:

Step 1. Press Windows Key + I to launch the Settings App.

Step 2. Select Update & security.

Step 3. Select  Recovery.

Step 4. Select Get Started under the Go back to an earlier build section.

Step 5. If you’re asked why you want to roll back, check the box Earlier builds seemed more reliable and click Next.

Step 6. If you see the Check for updates, click No Thanks.

Step 7. Click Next at the What you need to know screen.

Step 8. Click Next.

Step 9. Click Go back to earlier build.

Note: Once you successfully uninstall the Windows 10 Anniversary Update and roll back to a previous Windows 10 build, those installed programs after upgrade to Anniversary Update will be removed.

Use Advanced Startup Options

You could also use the Advanced Startup options to uninstall the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Here’s how to do it.

Step 1. Open the Power menu, press Shift and click Restart.

Step 2. Select See more recovery options at the Advanced options screen.

Step 3. Click Go back to the previous build.

Step 4. Select the Administrator account.

Step 5. Enter the password and then click Continue.

Step 6. Click Go back to the previous build option.

If you know other workarounds to uninstall the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, please share with us in the comments section below.

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