How to Undo an Xbox Update

Save

The Xbox 360, when connected to Xbox LIVE through the Internet, will periodically download software updates for the system when they are available. Unfortunately, once installed, these system updates cannot be removed. Somewhat similarly, Xbox 360 games are also updated through the Xbox LIVE network, but only when the game disc is inserted and initialized on the system. If for some reason you didn't want an update but accidentally installed it, you can undo your Xbox 360 game updates.

  • Turn on your Xbox 360 console and open up the "My Xbox" menu.

  • Scroll all the way to the right and select "System Settings," then choose "Memory."

  • Select your storage device (usually "Hard Drive" or "Memory Unit"), and then press "Games."

  • Navigate to the game you wish to undo the installation of an update for, and then select "Game Options."

  • Choose "Delete" from the list of options. Your Xbox game update along with the game will now be removed completely from your system. To reinstall the game, insert the game disc into the console, select "Game Details," and then choose "Install."

Related Searches

  • Photo Credit Thinkstock Images/Comstock/Getty Images
Promoted By Zergnet

Comments

Resources

You May Also Like

  • How to Update My XBox 360 to Play XBox Games

    Upgrading to an Xbox 360 doesn't mean you have to lose out on playing your favorite Xbox games. The Xbox 360 just...

  • How to Remove XBox Updates

    The Xbox 360 gaming console automatically updates its software every time you go online to play. When you go online with Xbox...

  • How to Update XBox 360 Games

    For more than a decade, game publishers have updated PC games to patch errors or released new content. But this process is...

  • How to Reset Updates on an Xbox

    Occasionally, you may want to clear your Xbox 360's hard drive cache, especially if you encounter glitches with firmware updates. Previously, the...

  • How to Restore Original 360 Firmware

    Microsoft recommends that Xbox 360 users update their consoles with any new firmware release. If you have updated your console and no...

Related Searches

Check It Out

How to Build and Grow a Salad Garden On Your Balcony

M
Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!