How to uninstall Windows 10: Summary Within a month of installing Windows 10 you can uninstall Windows 10 by selecting Go back to Windows 7 or 8.1 from the Recovery menu, but even after a month all hope is not lost. In this article we reveal your options for downgrading Windows 10. Updated 25 October […]
Microsoft’s putting away the carrots and breaking out the sticks in its quest to migrate 1 billion users to Windows 10 over the next couple of years. After pushing out the free upgrade as a Recommended update to Windows 7 and 8 users earlier this year—which means that you downloaded the initial installation bits if you use the default […]
Can I go back to my old operating system? There are several ways for you to go back from Windows 10 to a previous version of Windows: You’ll be able to go back to an earlier version by going to Settings > Update & security > Recovery. The time you have to go back depends on what version of Windows 10 your […]
Is Windows Media Center available in Windows 10? No, Windows Media Center isn’t available as part of Windows 10 and will be removed during the upgrade. After the upgrade is completed you won’t be able to install Windows Media Center.
Can I change my language when I upgrade? The easiest way to change your language is to upgrade using the same language you currently have on your PC and then add a new language later. To add new languages in Windows 10, select the Start button, then select Settings > Time & language > Region & language > Add a language, and then choose […]
Why do I need to uninstall some of my apps during the upgrade? Some apps have to be uninstalled because they could cause problems with the upgrade process. You’ll be able to reinstall these apps after the upgrade to Windows 10 is done. Other apps have to be uninstalled because they won’t work correctly or might not work […]
How do I free up space for the upgrade? Devices with a 32 GB hard drive or older devices with full hard drives, might need additional storage space to complete the upgrade. If you don’t have sufficient space, try removing files or apps you no longer need or use Disk Cleanup to free up space. During […]
How long will it take to upgrade my device? The time that is required to upgrade to Windows 10 depends on factors such as the age of your device and how it’s configured. Most devices will take about an hour to upgrade as soon as the download is completed. Although older devices could take longer, some newer, high-performance devices […]
Will Windows 10 work with the assistive technologies on my device? For customers who are still in the process of upgrading, the following questions and answers provide more details.
How do I reinstall Windows 10 on my PC? After you upgrade to Windows 10, you can reinstall or do a clean installation on the same device. You won’t need a product key to reactivate Windows 10 on the same hardware. For more info on how to create your own Windows 10 installation media, see […]