Windows 10 is all about pushing the latest updates to you, whether you are ready or not, and now Microsoft is telling some users to uninstall the latest Windows 10 update to fix performance issues. If you are seeing slow downs and performance issues or mouse problems on the latest Windows 10 update from March 1st, you should uninstall the update and wait for a fix before updating Windows 10.
The Windows 10 update, KB4482887, arrived in early March with a collection of fixes and small upgrades designed to make Windows 10 run better, but it is causing issues for gamers and some mouse problems in Windows 10.
Microsoft includes a known issue for this saying, “After installing KB4482887, users may notice graphics and mouse performance degradation with desktop gaming when playing certain games, such as Destiny 2.” We’ve heard from users that this latest Windows 10 update is causing problems on Call of Duty 4 and Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2.
The official fix for this Windows 10 problem is to uninstall the Windows 10 update until a fix is available. Microsoft is working on a resolution that will likely come as another Windows 10 update in the near future.
If you don’t play any games on your Windows 10 PC, you don’t need to worry about uninstalling this Windows 10 update as there are no other major issues that users need to uninstall to fix. For gamers, you can follow these steps to uninstall the Windows 10 update.
How to Uninstall the Latest Windows 10 Update KB4482887
You need to be logged into Windows 10 as the administrator to uninstall an update on Windows 10. If you are the only user of the computer, you are likely the administrator. If you use this computer for work and it is an issued computer, check with IT before proceeding.
- Open Settings.
- Click on Update & Security.
- Click on Windows Update on the left side of the window.
- Click on Update History.
- You will be able to see the current Windows 10 updates installed.
- Click Uninstall updates.
- Click on the KB4482887 Windows 10 update to select it.
- Click uninstall.
- Click yes to confirm you want to uninstall the Windows 10 update.
- When prompted click Restart Now.
It will take a little time for this process to complete, but when it does your computer will restart and you will be able to use the computer on the older version of Windows. This should solve the mouse and gaming issues. If you still have problems, check out our guide on how to fix Destiny 2 problems.
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