Earlier we told you, how can I see a list of the latest updates installed in Windows 11?. Now we will show you how to uninstall the update, which instead of the expected fixes and improvements brought only system errors, application crashes and blue screens of death.

  1. Open Settings of the operating system (press the Windows + I).

How do I open Settings in Windows 11?

A few more ways to go to the Settings of the operating system.
  1. Go to the settings section "Windows Update".
  2. Press the button "Update history".

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  1. Scroll to the end of the Update Log until you see the "Related settings" subsection.
  2. Press the button "Uninstall updates".

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This will open the Control Panel, familiar to many users from previous editions of Windows. Although Microsoft is trying to move the settings from the Control Panel to modern Settings as quickly as possible, for objective reasons it is taking much longer than we might expect.

  1. In Control Panel, you will see a list of installed updates in Windows 11. For easy viewing, you can sort updates by installation date by clicking on the last column titled "Installed On".
  2. Select the problem update, and then click the "Remove".

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  1. A notification popup will then appear asking "Are you sure you want to uninstall this update?".
  2. Press the button "Yes"to permanently delete the selected update.

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A small window with a floating progress bar will appear. Depending on the size of the update and the overall performance of your computer, it may take from a few seconds to a few minutes to remove the installed update.

  1. Stop downloading and installing updates.

How do I pause updates in Windows 11?

If this is not done, problematic updates will be downloaded again and installed the next time you turn on your computer.

Having trouble uninstalling updates?

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