How to downgrade from windows 11 to windows 10?

Aldy Winata 5 Reputation points
2023-07-22T16:36:09.4466667+00:00

some time ago, I accidentally clicked update windows from windows 10 to windows 11.

after done, i feel my device a bit heavy. However, I think because after the update it's a natural thing because it needs adjustments.

However, over time, my device becomes very slow even to open the file manager is very time-consuming.

How to migrate from Windows 11 to Windows 10 again, without reinstalling?

because it will really take time to tidy up my files.

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  1. Kapil Arya 7,406 Reputation points MVP
    2023-07-23T08:08:53.6733333+00:00

    Hello,

    If you upgraded within last 10 days, you can downgrade back using this guide:

    https://www.kapilarya.com/how-to-downgrade-from-windows-11-to-windows-10

    Once 10 days limit is reached, you need to make clean install of Windows 10, if you still want to go back.

    Let us know if this helps!

    Note: Included link in this reply refers to blog post by a trusted Microsoft MVP.

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  2. Docs 15,086 Reputation points
    2023-07-24T19:14:29.5666667+00:00

    Some options are:

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    a) troubleshoot the problems with Window 11

    b) manually backup files > clean install either Windows 11 or 10

    c) have windows backup files > clean install either Windows 11 or 10

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    Methods b and c require the reinstallation of drivers and applications.

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