How To Remove A Windows 1O Cumulative Update?

You might have noticed that Windows 10 shall by itself install cumulative updates in the background. It offers a significant amount of safety and helps improve its performance. But exceptions are always present. It has also been observed that in a few cases of updates it has been the reasons behinds issues related to the PC. You may notice such problems after installing any bad application. Remember that sometimes instead of trying to fix the problem for a long duration, it is better to remove or uninstall the update.

Here’s how to remove a Windows 10 Cumulative update

The method of removing Cumulative updates of Windows 10

  1. Firstly, go to Settings by pressing the combination of Win+I.
  2. Then, press on Update and Security.
  3. After that, below the ‘Check for updates’ option press on View Update History link.
  4. Next, you need to tap on Uninstall Updates link. It shall be towards the above of the page.
  5. Then, note that you shall be able to open the classic Control Panel page. And it shall also have a list of updates that have been installed recently. This is the place where un-installation of the cumulative updates are done.
  6. Next, move downwards and search the update that you don’t want anymore. Right click on it and select uninstall. Note that you shall be asked to verify whatever you wish to remove and view the progress box during the process of uninstalling.
  7. After completing the un-installation of the update, you shall be asked to restart the PC to put the changes.
  8. If the un-installation of update troubleshoots the problem, you may wish to pay attention to deferring future updates.

Note that the users shall be able to defer cumulative updates for 35 days on Windows 10 Pro. If you want to do, then go through the given below instructions carefully.

  1. Firstly, press on Settings.
  2. Then, press on Update and Security.
  3. After that, Windows Update.
  4. Next, click on Advanced Options.
  5. Lastly, move downwards and enable the toggle of pause updates by pushing it rightwards.

The method of having a track of Windows Updates

Going through update release notes is an essential method for fixing any problem. It lets you know whether any of the fixes is a culprit or not

Follow the given below instructions to get the official MS knowledge base content which shall offer the whole list of solutions, known problems, and workarounds.

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, press on Update and Security.
  3. After that, press on View Update History link.
  4. Look that, over here, you shall get a list of recently installed updates.

Lastly, press on any one, and it shall present before you the official MS knowledge base content with all fixes, problems, and workarounds.

Mathew Anderson is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Mathew has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as

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