How to Roll Back or Uninstall a Problematic Windows Update: Scarcely a month had gone after we advised you to let Windows Update consequently keep your PC refreshed before Microsoft chose to make us look terrible by discharging several horrendous updates that broke individuals’ PCs. Here’s the manner by which to move things back should an update break everything.
We’re not easing off our supposition that keeping Windows refreshed naturally is the best arrangement, it’s still far-fetched that you will be influenced by another awful update, however since lightning now and then strikes twice, it’s smarter to realize how to recuperate in the event of some unforeseen issue.
The First Step: Boot into Safe Mode
At whatever point you are making framework changes to fix an issue, you’ll have to get into Safe Mode to roll out those improvements occur. This is an extraordinary method of Windows that doesn’t stack anything extra other than what Windows needs for sure.
Windows 7 clients can simply utilize the F8 key to get into the boot menu and change to Safe Mode, however Windows 8 and 10 make this increasingly troublesome, so they’ll have to hold the Shift key while clicking Restart to get to the boot menu, and afterward experience a lot of different advances.
Uninstall Windows Updates from Programs and Features
When you get into Windows, you can simply make a beeline for Programs and Features and afterward click on “View introduced refreshes” in the left-hand sheet of the window. You could likewise look for that text in the event that you like.
At that point you can choose the tricky update and snap the Uninstall button.
In the event that you aren’t sure what update caused the issue, you can clearly take a gander at the dates on the updates, or you can utilize the little drop-down selector on the “Introduced On” section to choose just the updates that were introduced on a specific date or range, which can be extremely useful in recognizing the issue.
When you’ve chosen it, you can uninstall simply like previously.
Elective: Use System Restore
In the event that you can’t get your PC to try and boot into Safe Mode, or uninstalling the update doesn’t appear to fix the issue, the one surefire way that you can make your PC begin working again is by utilizing System Restore to return things to a working state.
Despite the fact that you can utilize System Restore from ordinary Windows itself, you’re vastly improved off utilizing it from Safe Mode, or from the establishment plate’s fix alternatives. On a Windows 7 or Vista PC you can generally simply hit F8 to raise Safe Mode and different apparatuses, however in case you’re utilizing Windows 8 you’ll have to get into Safe Mode an alternate way.
For Windows 8 you can go to Troubleshoot > Advanced Options and afterward you’ll discover the choice to go into System Restore. For Windows 7, you can utilize the boot plate’s System Recovery alternatives.
On the off chance that you utilize Safe Mode, you can simply scan for “Framework Restore” in the Start Menu or screen and pull it up. Pick the reestablish point you need to reestablish from, and afterward experience the wizard to get it going.
Ideally once you experience the entirety of this you’ll have a working PC once more.