What Windows are you using? Is the Windows you use is copyrighted Windows? If you use copyrighted Windows, upgrading from Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 to Windows 10 is by default, after successful upgrade, it will create a Folder called Windows Old on your hard drive partition. contains operating system. This is the same folder where the old Windows operating system that Micorsoft has packaged for you in case that you upgrade after the new operating system fails or you are not satisfied with this new version, you can restore. about the old operating system.
1. Conditions for downgrading the operating system
The most important condition for you to successfully downgrade Windows is that your computer must have the Windows Old folder. If no more then stop off, reinstall win for it to heal
Another note is that this Windows Old folder will automatically delete within 1 month, so if you want to downgrade, you should decide soon.
2. How to downgrade Windows
In general, the downgrade is very simple, just a few taps are done. You take the following steps:
Step 1: Click the Start button> select Settings> select Update & security.
Step 2: A new window appears, select Recvery> select Get Started. For the upgrade or install directly on the Windows environment, this section is available offline.
Step 3: Next, a list of the reasons why you do not want to use Windows 10. In fact, Microsoft wants to survey users for what reason you do not want to use Windows 10.
Please check the For another reason line as shown below and click Next to continue.
A notification window appears, such as:
It will take a long time to do this, and while the program is working, you will not be able to use the computer.
And after returning to the old version of Windows you will need:
- Reinstall some applications and programs.
- You will lose settings after upgrading to Windows 10.
Click Next to continue.
A warning message will appear: If you previously set a password for the old Windows operating system (your Windows 8.1), you must remember that password. If you do not remember, you will not be able to enter.
In general, this is not a problem. Because if you have connected your Microsoft account and logged into windows with your Microsoft account, then simply log into your Micorsoft account to change your password / retrieve your password if you forget.
In case you have not linked to a Microsoft account, refer to this article: Passing Windows XP / 7/8 / 8.1 Password without leaving a trace
Click Next to continue.
Step 4: The final step, click Go back to Windows 8.1 to perform.
Step 5: Sit and wait .. The process to restore the old windows is happening. It will take some time to execute
Done! That’s it
How to downgrade Windows 10 to a previous version of Windows is very simple like that. If you are not satisfied with this new version, you can apply this article to perform a downgrade of windows on your computer right away.
Hope the article will be helpful to you, wish you success!