If After Upgrade To Windows 10 October 2018 update Version 1809 encounter major problems, Such As windows not performing well, getting startup problems, Apps start misbehaving etc. And you might want to go back to your previous version (rollback windows 10 version 1809). And wait until the update is a bit less buggy. Yes, it’s possible to uninstall windows 10 October 2018 update and go back to the previous version. Here step by step guide to Rollback or uninstall windows 10 October 2018 update and go back to your previous version.

Uninstall windows 10 October 2018 update

If your device has been upgraded using Windows Update, Update Assistant, or you use the Media Creation Tool, That cause only you can uninstall windows 10 version 1809. ( If you performed clean installation you cant uninstall/rollback windows 10

It is possible to uninstall Windows 10 version 1809 only if you have not deleted the Windows.old folder. If you already deleted it, then the only option available for you will be to perform a clean install of the previous operating system.

You can only uninstall windows 10 version 1809 during the first ten days since the upgrade was installed.

Also, you can perform this tweak to Change the number of rollback days (10-30) for Windows 10 feature upgrades

Bear in mind, if you do revert to a previous build you may need to reinstall some apps and programs, and you will lose any changes you made to Settings after installing the October 2018 update. You’ll also be advised to back up your files as a precaution

Before go back to the previous version Check This:

Rollback Windows 10 Version 1809

Uninstall windows 10 October 2018 update and go back to the previous version is very easy. To do this go to Start > Settings and click on Update & Security. Click the  Recovery link on the left and then click on Get started under ‘Go back to the previous version of Windows 10.

Go Back To previous version of windows 10
Go Back To the previous version of Windows 10

Rollback Windows Process

The process will start, and you will be asked some questions for information purposes, as to why you are going back to the previous build of Windows 10. Answer the question and click Next to continue.

Why you are going previous version
Why you are going previous version

When you click next Windows 10 will offer you check for updates in case that a new update is available to fix the current issue you’re having. either you can check for updates or click No, thanks to continue.

check for updates before uninstall windows 10
check for updates before uninstall windows 10



Next, Read The instruction message what’s going to happen when you uninstall the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update from your PC. When you go back, you will lose the settings changes or the apps you may have installed after you upgraded to the current build. And click next to continue.

modification During uninstall windows 10
modification During uninstall windows 10

When you click next it will instruct you’ll need the password you used to sign in to your previous version of Windows 10. Click Next to continue.

Instruct About To use password of Previous Account
Instruct About To use the password of the Previous Account

That’s All you will get a message Thanks for trying out this build. Click Go back to earlier build to begin the rollback process.

Go Back To Previous Version Windows 10
Go Back To Previous Version Windows 10

Change the number of rollback days (10-30) for Windows 10 feature upgrades

Also, you can perform command below to change the Duration of roll back to the previous feature release Default from 10 days to 30 days.

Simply open command prompt as administrator, and type command DISM /Online /Get-OSUninstallWindow to check the number of rollback days (by default 10days) currently set on your computer.

check the number of rollback days

Next Use command DISM /Online /Set-OSUninstallWindow /Value:30 to customize and set the number of rollback days for your computer

Change number of rollback days

Note: Value: 30 represents the days by which you want to extend the Windows Rollback function. The value can be set to any customized number depending on your choice.

Now again type DISM /Online /Get-OSUninstallWindow and check this time you notice the number of rollback days changed to 30 days as shown image below.

number of rollback days changed to 30 days

Note: If you’ve manually deleted the old Windows file named windows.old using Disk Cleanup, or it’s more than 30 days since the windows upgrade you may face error. Otherwise, this process will successfully uninstall windows 10 October 2018 update and Roll back to previous windows 10 version 1803 April 2018 update build.