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Fix Windows 10 Rollback to the Previous Version Stuck Problem

2016-01-20 16:21:09 Posted by Tracy King to Backup and Recovery

Summary:
This tutorial article tells methods for how to fix Windows 10 rollback to the previous version stuck problem. Relax if you get stuck while rolling back to previous build from Windows 10. Follow and find methods to fix Windows 10 rollback stuck issue with ease now.

Your computer gets stuck when you try to reset Windows 10 to the previous version? Windows freezes up while rolling back to lower Windows OS? In this tutorial article, you’ll find reliable solutions for how to fix Windows stuck at resetting to the previous version problem. Read and find answers now. 

Problem: Windows 10 stuck at rolling back to previous build

"Help, my computer gets stuck at 50% when I try to reset Windows 10 to Windows 7, what can I do?"

"Hi, do you know how can I solve Windows 10 rollback stuck problem? I’ve tried 3 times to rollback Windows 10 to my previous OS, it gets stuck. Help!"

Do you have similar Windows downgrade stuck problem? And do you know how to fix this case when it happens to you? If you are trying to reset or downgrade Windows 10 to previous OS, do remember to backup all your important data into external hard drive or storage devices firstly, especially those files in your system drive. How to fix such a problem? Find answers in the following passage.

How to fix Windows 10 rollback to the previous version stuck issue?

So how to fix solve the Windows 10 rollback stuck error? Don't worry if you stuck on restarting while roll Windows 10 to previous build. Here below detail steps will do.

Step 1. Backup important data before fixing Windows 10 downgrade stuck error

It is highly recommended for you to backup all important data firstly before you start rollback Windows 10 or reset Windows 10 to the previous version. EaseUS Todo Backup allows you to backup files, hard disk partition and even system without any obstacles. If you have stored some data in system partition, do remember to backup them.

EaseUS Todo Backup helps to backup data to fix Windows 10 stuck resetting to the previous version problem.

Step 2. Fix Windows 10 rollback stuck problem

Solve Windows 10 stuck on rolling back to previous build/version issue

Here we’ll provide you 3 major solutions to fix Windows 10 reset stuck issue.

1. Create Windows restore point

This method is for those who haven’t update system into Windows 10. These users can create Windows restore or recovery point in their computer and then when you don’t feel like to use Windows 10, they can directly restore previous OS and avoid Windows 10 reset stuck problem.

You can try EaseUS Todo Backup to backup Windows system, and when you want to rollback Windows 10 to previous OS, you can directly use this software to skip Windows 10 reset stuck issue. 

2. Wait when Windows 10 get stuck and retry again

Go to Settings and choose Update & Security > Click Recovery and choose Go back to Windows 7/8/8.1 > Choose Get started.

Some users reply that when they meet Windows 10 stuck problem while downgrading to previous OS, most of then choose to wait. And then they can get previous OS back.

If you cannot rollback Windows 10 to the previous OS but get the message repeatedly, restart computer and try again.

3. Perform a clean install of Windows OS

If you have tried many times, you still cannot revert to previous OS from Windows 10, then you may need to perform a clean install of Windows OS.

You can go to Windows website and download relative OS installation files and then follow the installing guidelines to reinstall previous OS on your computer.

After all these, you can use EaseUS Todo Back to restore previous backups back to your computer and reuse your computer with previous OS again.

Extra tip: check & fix file system error to solve Windows 10 downgrade stuck issue

File system error may also stop you from downgrading system or block you to rollback to previous Windows build from Windows 10. Therefore, you may also try below steps to check and fix file system error and retry rollback Windows 10 again:

  • Press Windows + X and click on Command Prompt (Admin);
  • Type: cd\ and hit Enter;
  • Type: sfc /scannow and hit Enter;
  • Wait patiently to let the check file system process complete, then error code issue will be repaired.