How to remove Windows 8.1 Update 1
Less than a week ago, Microsoft officially announced the imminent release of updates for your operating system. Windows 8.1 update (also known as Windows 8.1 Update 1) will be available tomorrow for all users in Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 RT, and completely free.
This update is Microsoft’s attempt to reassure users classic PC that are not filled with love for the latest version of the Windows operating system, or just dissatisfied with it. The update adds several new features, including buttons to minimize and close apps from the Windows Store. In addition, after installing Windows 8.1 Update, users will be able to pin modern apps to the taskbar, desktop and start screen items will appear for computer power control (shutdown, restart, etc.).
The update significantly improves the work with the computer, but mostly on desktop machines. Thus, if you installed Windows 8.1 Update on the iPad or other touch screen device, and are not delighted with the improvements included in this update, you can easily go back to Windows 8.1.
The best, what distinguishes update to Windows 8.1 from the upgrade to Windows 8.1 Update, is that the latter is very easy to remove. However, if you are not sure how to remove installed updates, follow simple instructions below that will help you to roll back Windows 8.1 Update on Windows 8.1.
Step 1: Simultaneously press Windows logo key and R to open dialog box Run. In the window that opens type Appwiz.cpl, and then hit Enter or OK key to open «Programs and features».
Step 2: in the left part of the window «Programs and features» click «View installed updates» to see all the updates that are installed on your system.
Step 3: In the list of installed updates, go to the section «Microsoft Windows» and find the update KB2919355. Click the right mouse button and hit «Delete».
Step 4: Click «Yes» when the window appears with the message «do You want to uninstall this update?».
Step 5: once the update is uninstalled, you will be prompted to restart the computer. Do this to completely remove Windows 8.1 Update.
Note: you do not need to uninstall other updates that were installed along with KB2919355 as removing the main updates purged from the system and everything else that is associated with the Win 8.1 Update.