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Windows 10 Update Problems: Update Removal

Microsoft pushes update at a fast pace to provide user with a reliable product full of advance features. This speedy frequency sometimes come with a cost and mostly is at the quality level. The updates mostly enhance features and fixes known common problems (Bugs) previously reported but they also create new bugs which can be major. There are some improvements. You can now uninstall faulty updates and delay updates and other things to give you a bit more control over what updates and patches end up on your system.

The way to resolve this issue is by removing the update and pausing automatic updates until Microsoft resolves the issues concerning the updates. Below are two methods on how to uninstall updates:

  1. Step 1: Uninstall Update

    1. Command Prompt

    2. Control Panel

  2. Step 2: Delaying updates

Step 1 : Uninstall Update Using Command Prompt

1. Click the Start Button, then just type cmd

2. Right click the Command Prompt and select 'Run as Administrator'

3. Type the following Command: wusa /uninstall /kb:xxxxxxx where the "xxxxx" represent the update number (i.e kb:5000802)

4. Click "Yes" when prompted to uninstall the update.

Step 1 : Uninstall Update using the Control Panel

1. Click the Start Button, then just type Control Panel and click on it.

2. Ensure that “Small Icons” is selected in the View By field

3. Select “Programs and Features”

4. Click on “View installed updates”

5. Select the update, and click on Uninstall

6. When prompted if you are sure to install update, Click “Yes”.

Step 2: Delay Updates

1. Click the Start Button, then just type Settings

2. Click on “Update and Security”

3. Click on “Advanced Options”

4. Select the number of days that you want to delay the updates from running.

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