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How To Extend Time Period To Uninstall Window Upgrades

How to extend Time Period to Uninstall Window Upgrades

How to extend Time Period to Uninstall Window Upgrades

How to extend Time Period to Uninstall Window Upgrades – Whenever we upgrade Windows with the latest updates, we have the option to roll back to the previous Window. There is a time frame of default 10 days to attain the previous version of Windows. Now if you feel that the latest update is wonderful and as expected then no need to roll back. But if you think that the new update is creating trouble, then roll back immediately.

How to extend Time Period to Uninstall Window Upgrades

In this article, we can easily learn how to extend time to uninstall latest Windows upgrade. For this purpose, we need proper administrator privilege. This can be possible with the Windows 10th April update. It includes a tool known as DISM (Deployment Image Servicing and Management). DISM tool mounts a Windows image (.wim) file or virtual hard disk (.vhd or. vhdx) for servicing. It can be used to Initiate a program uninstallation. DISM can remove ability to uninstall a Windows upgrade. It allows setting of number of days to uninstall a Windows upgrade.

Procedure to extend the period to uninstall a Windows 10 upgrade

  • As earlier said, the procedure requires admin privilege to run the following commands given below.

“DISM /Online /Set-OSUninstallWindow /Value:<days>”

  • Here you need to enter the no of days to replace <days>. You can easily check how may days are left for rollback to previous version by following commands.

DISM /Online /Get-OSUninstallWindow

  • If you are ready to rollback to the previous version, then run the following command.

DISM /Online /Initiate-OSUninstall

  • We can easily remove the ability to roll back to the previous installation of Windows.

DISM /Online /Remove-OSUninstall

The above commands meant valuable for IT administrators, where they can rollback PCs after long testing of Apps and software. It might be used to acknowledge the performance of PC.

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