How to Uninstall Updates in Windows 10


Windows 10, developed by Microsoft, is an operating system that provides users with various features. Like any software, it regularly receives updates that introduce new functionalities and enhance user security.

However, there are instances where Microsoft may release updates prematurely or inadvertently, leading to issues such as system slowdowns, crashes, or even the dreaded blue screen of death.


Fortunately, there is a solution: you can uninstall Windows 10 updates to troubleshoot and determine if the problem persists before considering other measures, such as formatting your PC. This process is straightforward and convenient.

Follow the step-by-step guide below to learn how to uninstall Windows 10 updates:


How to Uninstall Windows 10 Updates

Before proceeding with the procedures listed below, you must verify that the problem is directly related to a failed update and not to slowdowns that are common with constant PC use.

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1. open the “Start” menu and select the “Settings” item.


2. on the next tab, click on “Update & Security.”

3. Open the “Windows Update” tab on the left side menu and click “View update history.”

4. then click on “Uninstall updates.”


5. select the most recent or problematic update, click on “Uninstall,” and confirm the action in the pop-up that appears next. If necessary, restart your PC.

How to Uninstall Windows 10 Updates Using Command Prompt

If the above procedure did not solve the problem or uninstall the update, use the solution via “Command Prompt”.

1. In the Windows 10 search field, search for “Command Prompt” and open it.

2. once that is done, enter the command “wmic qfe list brief /format:table” and press “Enter.”

3. wait a few moments for the application to display the updates installed on your PC and find the code for the one you want to delete.

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4. then paste the code “wusa /uninstall /KB:Update ID” substituting the Update ID for the code of the update to be removed. For this example, we used update “4601554”, so the command will be “wusa /uninstall /KB:4601554”. Press “Enter” to validate the action and restart the PC at the end of the process.

If the problem persists, it is recommended that you seek technical assistance you trust to better investigate the situation.

Ready! Now you can uninstall Windows 10 updates in two different ways.

Rohit is a certified Microsoft Windows expert with a passion for simplifying technology. With years of hands-on experience and a knack for problem-solving, He is dedicated to helping individuals and businesses make the most of their Windows systems. Whether it's troubleshooting, optimization, or sharing expert insights,