The downgrade period from Windows 11 to Windows 10 is within 10 days, but you can extend the downgrade to 10 days or more within the period . As for the extension method, you can freely change the number of days to return by executing the Dism command. This page introduces how to extend the Windows 11 downgrade period to 10 days or more.
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Change the number of days that can be reverted from Windows 11 to Windows 10 to 10 or more
Change the number of days you can downgrade from Windows 11
1. Open Windows Terminal
Right-click the Start button and select Windows Terminal ( Admin ) from the menu.
When User Account Control appears, click “Yes” to launch “Windows Terminal”.
2. Change the number of days you can downgrade
- Here, we introduce how to change the 10-day deadline for downgrading to 60 days, which is 10 days or more, with a command.
- 60 in ” Value: 60 ” at the end of the command is the number of days to change.
and press Enter on your keyboard.
If “The operation completed successfully.” is displayed, the change to 10 or more days for downgrading Windows 10 is complete. * Cannot be executed due to command error
Please be careful about spaces “Dism (space) / Online (space) / Set-OSUninstallWindow (space) / Value: Number of days” If you forget the space, an error will occur and it will not be possible to execute. If the command to change the number of days in the downgrade period fails with error ” 1168 “, it means that 10 days or more have already passed or “Windows.old (backup before upgrade)” does not exist, so change the period You can not.
Check how many days you can downgrade to Windows 10
You can check the number of days of the downgrade deadline by command operation from the Windows terminal in the same way as changing.
and press Enter on your keyboard.
If the number after Uninstall Window: is the changed number of days, the change of the number of days during which you can downgrade to Windows 10 is complete. * Note the space
Dism (space) / Online (space) / Get-OSUninstallWindow If there is no space, an error will occur and execution will not be possible. The command to check the number of days for the downgrade deadline cannot be executed with a ” 1168 ” error displayed if the deadline has passed, such as 10 days or more .
Things to note after changing the downgrade period to 10 days or more
Even if you change the number of days for the downgrade period, if you delete the Windows.old (backup before upgrade) folder, you will not be able to return to Windows 10.
1. Beware of the Disk Cleanup feature
Note that Windows.old may be deleted even if you run the cleanup function without choosing to delete it, as the space is running low.
2. Pay attention to the storage sensor function
Even if you haven’t deleted them arbitrarily, if “Storage Sense” is set to “On”, upgrade files may be automatically deleted according to the settings.
- If you have enabled Storage Sense, check your settings.
- The “Storage Sense” setting can be found in “Settings” → “System” → “Storage”. Also, please refer to the following for how to deal with the settings.
Turn off the storage sensor.
Deselect “Windows Update Cleanup” and “Windows Upgrade Files” in Temporary Files Settings.
The Windows.old (pre-upgrade backup) folder is used to perform the downgrade, so be careful not to delete it.