However, there is a caveat. The option is only available during the first ten days after upgrading to Windows 10. After ten days, the system will delete the previous installation files, making it impossible to roll back to Windows 7 using the recovery option. If you cannot find the option, you can still downgrade, but you will need to erase the hard drive and then install the version of the operating system you want, which in this case is Windows 7. In this hands-on video, you will learn the steps to use the recovery settings on Windows 10 to go back to Windows 7.

How to rollback to Windows 7 after upgrading to Windows 10

Use the following steps to uninstall Windows 10 and downgrade to Windows 7: Once you complete the steps, Windows 10 will be removed, reverting the system to Windows 7. Although the process to downgrade is straightforward, it is not recommended to rollback since the operating system is no longer supported, and using a more than a decade-old version of Windows will make your device vulnerable to attacks and malware. These steps are only meant to revert the change if something went wrong with the installation or there is a significant compatibility issue preventing you from using an application or feature you depend on to get your work done. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.