how to uninstall a patch from esxi

Installed  few patches and want to remove only patch on esxi5.1.
How do i remove this single patch instead of reverting back to previous ver?
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Zephyr ICTCloud ArchitectCommented:
I haven't come across a way to do this ... Only reverting to previous version.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
The only method, is to rollback, to the previous version.

Reboot the ESXi 5.1 host server, and at the BOOT prompt, enter Recovery Mode e.g. Shift-R

this will reboot the older version, without the patch, however we have found sometimes, there is no recovery mode.

So you would have to re-install ESXi 5.1.

What is the issue with the patch ?

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sara2000Author Commented:
Thank you all, This is the first time I installed the patch in vm. I wanted to make sure that i can remove/go back to previous ver in case if there is any adverse effect after applying the patches.
I know now that i can only go back yo previous ver.
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