Windows 10 was officially launched at the end of July 2015, but PC users were seeing the Windows 10 icon in their taskbar’s for quite some time now. While the introduction of Windows 10 is surrounded by much hype and many promises from the team at Microsoft, there’s still a real possibility that the new version of Windows might not be the ideal solution for everyone.
Those who have already installed Windows 10 will be able to downgrade their system to their previous OS within the first 30 days of using Windows 10, but users who wait longer than that may find the process more troublesome than ever before. Thankfully, the team with EaseUS has already announced their solution to making the rollback process as simplified as possible – but it does take some forethought on the user’s behalf.
EaseUS’s System GoBack was designed specifically to restore their previous OS from a Windows 10 environment. The catch, however, is that the System GoBack software must be installed and used prior to the installation of Windows 10. Those who have already rushed to install the latest OS will need to find another solution.
Assuming you haven’t initiated a new Windows 10 install as of yet, EaseUS System GoBack is rather easy to use. Simply download the software from the developer’s website and install it to your system. Once complete, launch System GoBack and click the “Backup System” icon. Next, all you have to do is follow the wizard to begin backup of your Windows partition. When it comes time to restore the archived partition, simply launch System GoBack and choose the “Go Back” icon. The restoration process will begin at that point. Depending on how large your Windows partition is, the backup and restoration processes may take several hours to complete.
Note that there are some restrictions to the process. As mentioned earlier, EaseUS System GoBack needs to be installed and used prior to installing Windows 10. Moreover, if you use System GoBack to rollback your OS after using Windows 10 for 30 days, you will notice that the license for your previous operating system has expired. This is due to the fact that all license keys are automatically converted to Windows 10 licenses once the 30-day period is up.
Whether or not Windows 10 will address the problem with user licenses is unclear at this point, and they might even decide to implement their own OS rollback functionality in the future. For now, however, the only option for restoring your old operating system after 30 days is through EaseUS and their System GoBack software.
EaseUS’ System GoBack, which is available for free, can be downloaded from their official website at www.easeus.com. Users can also take advantage of the website to access EaseUS’ other products and solutions, most of which revolve around data backup and restoration. In addition, you’ll be able to find partnership information, receive technical support and even chat online with a live customer service representative. A company newsletter is also available from the website.
EaseUS Offering Free Windows 10 Rollback
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