How to Downgrade Windows 11 to Windows 10?
So you are wondering whether you can go back to Windows 10 From Windows 11.
So yes , you can still go back to Windows 10 from Windows 11 by doing a fresh install.
You will need to backup all of your data as this will be erased during the installation process of Windows 10.
- Windows 11 gives a 10 days of time limit to go back to Windows 10.
You will also see how to increase the time limit & What to do if you have crossed the time limit further.
Maybe in initial days you might witness some bugs because either your PC might be old or slow to handle the upgrade.
Windows 11 gives you 10 days to revert to Windows 10.
1.You will see the go back option in SYSTEM RECOVERY SETTINGS if you are within the time limit.
- If this option is disabled, that means you have crossed the time limit.
- Also if you’ve installed Windows 11 using ISO , this option won’t be available, it only appears for 10 days and when you have internally updated it.
But anyways, don’t worry.
You can still go back to Windows 10 by changing the limit.
INCREASE TIME LIMIT TO DOWNGRADE TO WINDOWS 10
•You can increase the time limit for up to 60 days.
•Open the command prompt as administrator.
•Enter the command.
•You can set any value between 10 and 60 days.
Downgrade To Windows 10 Within Time Limit
~Open settings. Under the SYSTEM TAB, go to RECOVERY option.
~Then under the go back to previous Windows, click on Go back.
[You should plug in your device so that it won’t shut off during the process.]
~Then it will ask you the reason for going back. Select the appropriate option.Click next.
~Now it will suggest you install the upgrades to fix your issues.
~Thereafter it will show you that some apps and settings will be removed.Don’t worry, your data in the C drive won’t be affected using this step.Click next.
~Confirm your action. It will take some time to downgrade from Windows 11 to Windows 10.
~Once your PC is ready, enter your password and log in.
What If You Have Crossed The Time Limit To Downgrade?
If you have crossed the time limit to downgrade or if you have installed Windows 11 using ISO, you can still go to Windows 10 but you’ll have to install it using media creation tool.
TO BE NOTED AND FOLLOWED
~This process won’t affect the data on other drives except for the C DRIVE. It could delete your settings, apps, and files on C drive. You’ll see what data will be kept during the process, so don’t worry as of now.
~Go to the following link https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/software-download/windows10ISO and download media creation tool for Windows 10. Install it and run it.
~Except the terms and conditions.
Then select the downgrade this PC now option.
~Now it will download Windows 10 and prepare for the upgrade.
~Hereafter some time it will show the ready to install option. If you want to change anything, click on change what to keep.Otherwise, click on install.
~ It will take awhile to complete, so make sure to plug in your device.That’s it !!!