How To Uninstall All Windows Updates In One Shot

If you’re trying to uninstall windows updates at a go, how to uninstall all windows updates at once in windows 10, uninstall all the installed windows updates in a single shot, how to uninstall all windows updates at once in windows 7, how to delete old windows updates, how to uninstall windows updates, uninstalling all installed windows updates in one click, then you should read on because this post will surely help.

People uninstall windows updates for many reasons.

Some of the reasons for uninstalling windows update might be because of slow system, bugs, crashes, hardware malfunction after installing updates etc.

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Hey, you might have your reasons for uninstalling these updates. But whatever that reason is, it’s good for you. 😉

How to uninstall all Windows updates in one shot

Are you tired of uninstalling the Windows update one by one? Yeah, that’s time-consuming, right? Because after uninstalling, you will have to restart the system before moving to the next.

Why not follow the steps below to uninstall all the updates at one go.

Steps

  • First step is to click the Windows icon and search for “cmd“.
  • Right click on cmd and click Run as administrator. (see screenshot)
  • Type this command in the command prompt wmic qfe get hotfixid > c:\list.txt and hit enter
  • Open your Local Disk (C:) you’ll see the list.txt file. Open it using note pad
  • Now delete the first line HotfixID
  • Click Edit >>> click Replace and type as seen in the screenshot below
  • If you’ve done that, click Replace All.  As seen on the screen shot above and save it
  • Open a new Notepad and copy and paste the below

@echo off

for /f %%i in (‘type c:\list.txt’) do (

echo “Uninstalling KB%%i”

wusa /uninstall /kb:%%i /quiet /norestart

)

echo “Uninstallations Complete.”
echo.echo “Rebooting…”
echo.
shutdown /r

  •  Save the Notepad with uninstall.bat
  • Now double-click the uninstall.bat file to execute it

Now watch as it uninstall the drivers… your windows will be as new as the first day you bought it 😉

Now go and try it out and tell me how it goes…

Back to you

This method is working 100% and has been tested by me 😉

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15 thoughts on “How To Uninstall All Windows Updates In One Shot”

  1. As expected from the boss himself…

    Thank you so much for this, I surely needed a post like this that tackles system update issue.

    I had previously installed an update that got my system messed up, I tried your method and it worked like charm.

    Thanks for the wonderful post Baba, and do have a good weekend start

    Reply
  2. Awesome Post,

    Indeed, uninstalling updates one by one can be time consuming. Your post have made it easy for we the non techie kind to easily uninstall every updates in case our system encounters system update problem.

    Thanks for the post and do have a good day.

    Reply
  3. Hello,

    Thanks for sharing information of How To Uninstall All Windows Updates In One Shot. It really helpful to me…Thanks for sharing with us…

    Reply
  4. I found the correct syntax.

    for /f %i in (‘type c:\list.txt’) do echo wusa /uninstall /kb:%i /quiet /norestart >> c:\uninstall.cmd

    Reply
  5. it is not clear. this is what is did

    @echo off
    for /f %%i in (‘type c:\list.txt’) do (
    echo “Uninstalling KB%%i”
    wusa /uninstall /kb:%%i /quiet /norestart
    )
    echo “Uninstallations Complete.”
    echo.echo “Rebooting…”
    echo.
    shutdown /r
    KB4586876
    KB4561600
    KB4576754
    KB4577266
    KB4580325
    KB4586864
    KB4593175
    KB4598481
    KB4598242

    not working

    this also

    @echo off
    for /f %%i in (‘type c:\list.txt’) do (
    echo “Uninstalling KB%%i”
    wusa /uninstall /kb:%%i /quiet /norestart
    )
    echo “Uninstallations Complete.”
    echo.echo “Rebooting…”
    echo.
    shutdown /r

    Reply

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