A few weeks ago, Microsoft launched its new Windows 11 first preview. If you have already joined the Windows Insider Program, you are eligible to download and install the first preview build of Windows 11. Before upgrading the Windows 11 operating system to your PC, you need to check your system compatibility. Comparing Windows 11 to Windows 10 has a more refined look and provides several features. However, despite Windows 11 customizable options and features, many users are not liking the new Windows 11 OS. There could be many reasons to roll back Windows 11 to Windows 10. So in this blog, you will see the best two methods to downgrade Windows 11 to Windows 10.
There could be many reasons to downgrade your Windows 11 OS, like bugs issue, or you don’t like the new Windows interface, or the programs that you usually don’t work well, or maybe you have decided to wait till the stable build comes out, etc. You will see here two methods that you can use to roll back Windows 11 to Windows 10. Both methods work on different scenarios.
How to Downgrade Windows 11 to Windows 10 (2 Methods)
You must follow the below steps to downgrade Windows 11 to Windows 10 with these two methods that are as follow: –
Method1. Rollback Windows 11 to windows 10 through Recovery method:
Step1. Firstly, open the “Settings” page on your Windows 11 PC.
Step2. Click on the “Windows Update” option.
Step3. On the right panel, click on the “Advanced Options.”
Step4. Under the Advanced options, click on the “Recovery” tab.
Step5. On the Recovery option, click on the “Go back” button behind the previous version of Windows.
Step6. Now you will see a prompt. It’ll ask you to select the reason why you want to roll back to windows 10. select the reason, and click on the “Next.”
Step7. On the next page, click on the “No, thanks” button.
Step8. On the next page, you’ll provide some details. Click on the “Next” button to continue.
Step9. Finally, click on the “Go back to earlier build” option.
Note: – The above method will not work for everyone. The recovery option may not available after 10 days of Windows 11 installed. And if you have deleted the old Windows file after installing Windows 11- in both the conditions, this method will not work for you. So the best solution is to Clean Windows 10 installation.
Method2. Rollback Windows 11 to windows 10 through the Clean Install method:
Step1. Firstly, copy all the files you have on your PC to another drive.
Step2. Now, download the Media Creation Tool (link) to your PC and run the tool.
Step3. Connect a USB flash drive to your PC that you want to make a bootable disk.
Step4. Next, choose the “Create an installation media” option, click “Next, “ select your USB drive, and proceed with the step.
Step5. The tool will start downloading Windows 10 and flash it to the USB drive.
Step6. Now, go to “Settings” on your PC, select “System,” and click on the “Recovery” option.
Step7. Under the “Recovery” tab, choose “Advanced startup” and click Restart now button.
Step8. Your PC will enter into boot options. Select the “Use a device option.” Then select the “USB bootable disk.”
Step9. You will enter into Windows 10 Installation window. Here, choose your preferred language and region settings, then click “Install Now.”
Step10. Accept the Window 10 license terms, and in the next screen, select the “Custom” option.
Step11. In the next screen, select the disk partition that you need to install windows 10, and then proceed with the installation process.
Once the installation completes, set up your Windows 10 again.
That’s it! Thank You! I hope this article may help find the best ways to Downgrade Windows 11 to Windows with two methods. You can use these methods easily, either with your PC or Mac. But you don’t find any reasons to roll back Windows 11 to Windows 10 because this new Windows operating system gives you more opportunities to work freely, many customizable options, and multiple features.