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Windows 10 Update Fails and Stuck at Restoring Your Previous Version of Windows

2017-11-09 11:18:07 Posted by Jean to Backup Utility

Summary:
How long restoring your previous version of Windows in Windows 10? When you ask the question, you might have been stuck at 'Restoring your previous version of windows' loop. But don’t worry! This page shows you how to fix this issues in Windows 10 in several possible ways.

About Windows 10  'Restoring your previous version of windows' stuck or loop issue 

"Windows 10 Anniversary Update fails to install when I tried to do the upgrade. Now it tries to restore the old version but gets stuck - displaying a black screen with the message 'restoring your previous version of windows' and after a couple of minutes restarts and the same message again... How do I fix this  'Restoring your previous version of windows' stuck or loop issue  and go back to my previous  Windows version?"

Windows 10 Restoring your previous version of windows stuck

Now a large number of users are reporting 'Restoring your previous version of windows' stuck or loop error after a failed Windows 10 upgrade or other accidents. When encountering such an issue, you will be caught in a Windows 10 restore loop. That’s why so many users ask how long restoring your previous version of windows usually takes. Actually, In this case, I don’t think you are lucky enough to downgrade Windows 10 to Windows 8.1/8/7 or an earlier system restore point even after a few hours or days. So you have to find other ways to fix Windows 10 'Restoring your previous version of windows' stuck or loop issue. 

How to fix Windows 10 'Restoring your previous version of windows' stuck or loop issue

Method 1. Reset your Windows 10 PC

Navigate Start > Settings > Update and Security > Recovery > Reset this PC. 

Then Hit on the Get Started button just below the option to fix Windows 10 'Restoring your previous version of windows' stuck issue. During the process, select Keep my files option will allows you to keep all your personal data safe.

Method 2. Perform a System Restore or Startup Repair

1. Download Windows 10 media creation tool and create a Windows 10 installation media.
2. Boot or start your computer from the Windows 10 installation media.
2. In the Install Windows page, tap 'Repair your computer' to start the Windows Recovery Environment.
3. In the Windows Recovery Environment, on the Choose an option screen, click 'Troubleshoot'.
4. Click 'Advanced Options' and then click on 'System Restore' or 'Startup Repair'.

Then follow the on-screen instructions to fix Windows 10 'Restoring your previous version of windows' stuck or loop and restore the computer to an earlier state successfully.

Method 3. Clean install Windows 10 with ISO image

If none of the above methods is helpful, you can try to reinstall Windows 10 with ISO image file. Just download Windows 10 media creation tool. Try it to download Windows 10 ISO image file and burned it to bootable DVD or USB flash drive. And then clean install Windows 10 on your PC. It has helped most users to fix Windows 10 stuck at 'Restoring your previous version of windows' loop.  

Method 4. Restore Windows 10 using previous backup image

The above methods are all the possible free solutions from Windows 10 settings to fix Windows 10 stuck at 'Restoring your previous version of windows' loop. Actually, at most times, they might not help due to certain reasons. So we strongly recommend you to backup Windows 10 system with EaseUS Windows backup software. It can help you easily and quickly restore your system from the backup image without losing anything when a disaster happens unexpectedly.  

Fix Windows 10 'Restoring your previous version of windows' stuck or loop using using previous backup image

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