The problem with feature updates (new versions of Windows 10) is that they require a complete reinstallation of the operating system, and sometimes they bring new issues negatively affecting your experience. However, if something happens during or after the upgrade, and you can’t access the desktop, or your device won’t boot correctly, you can use the Advanced startup environment to uninstall the latest feature update to fix the problem. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to uninstall a feature update (such as, April 2018 Update or October 2018 Update) using the Advanced startup environment when it’s causing issues and you can’t access the desktop on Windows 10.

How to rollback to earlier version of Windows 10 using Advanced startup

To uninstall the latest feature update to go back to a earlier version of Windows 10, use these steps: Once you’ve completed the steps, the system will uninstall the latest version of Windows 10, and it’ll rollback to your previous installation. Advanced startup, Troubleshoot option Advanced startup, Advanced options Advanced startup, Uninstall updates option Advanced startup, Uninstall latest feature update on Windows 10 Advanced startup, rollback to previous version option The ability to uninstall a feature update is usually available during the first 10 days after the upgrade process, and only if you haven’t deleted the files using Storage sense and the Windows.old folder is present in the root of the “C” drive. 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.