Windows 10 keeps getting bugs, and this one is particularly annoying. Fortunately, we have a solution.
Everything is related to Windows 10 version KB4535996, according to our sister site TechRadar, a particularly flawed update that arrived in February. Among other seriously annoying glitches, KB4535996 has resulted in slow boot times as well as bug-ridden boots. Fortunately, there is a way out.
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For starters, you may decide to postpone the update as it is an optional download for Windows 10. But if you are like me, I download all available patches, it is too late.
Fortunately, Windows 10 KB4535996 can be uninstalled. Here’s how to remove the update if your PC takes forever to start up.
How to uninstall Windows 10 KB4535996:
- Open the Settings app (open the Start menu and click the Settings cogwheel icon).
- Select Update & Security.
- Click Windows Update in the menu on the left.
- Click View update history.
- Click Uninstall Updates.
- Select KB4535996 to uninstall it.
These steps can also be performed in safe mode if your PC has that problem that does not allow you to access the real Windows 10. Having trouble getting your PC to start up? Click Delete or F2 while medium boot can help.
This is just the latest terrible update for Windows 10. In February, Windows 10 KB4532693 was found to delete files on the desktop and KB4532695 was blamed for errors related to slower Wi-Fi performance and audio errors.