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How To Roll Your Windows 10 Upgrade Back To 8.1

Updated on December 20, 2015
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Since the rollout of Windows 10, many people has had problems with their upgrade. In this hub, I am going to walk you through how to reset your computer back to windows 8.1.

One of the common problems is the desktop freezes if this happens and you cannot use your mouse follow these following steps using your keyboard.

You can choose the Go Back option to revert to your previous windows just go to search > settings > update and recovery and look for going back

Below you will find a step by step guide to rollback your system to windows 8.1 from your windows upgrade 10

Step One:

Please click the windows button on your keyboard. (Please see Pic 1)

Pic 1

Once you click the windows key this will pop up (See Pic 2)

Pic 2

Step Two:

Please click the settings button (See Pic 3):

Pic 3

Once you click settings this window will appear (See Pic 4):

Pic 4

Step Three:

Once this window opens please click the Update and security option (See Pic 5)

Pic 5

Once you click this option you will see this (Please see pic 6):

Pic 6

Step Four:

Please click the recovery button (See Pic 7)

Pic 7

Once click the recovery icon you will see this window (Please see Pic 8)

Pic 8

Step Five:

Click the “Go Back To Windows 8.1” Icon (See Pic 9)

After you click this option please follow the steps to go back to your previous version.


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