PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find Installed Optional Features


Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to find installed optional features in Windows.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to see what optional features are installed in a copy of Windows?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-WindowsOptionalFeature cmdlet, and if you are looking at a version of Windows
           that is running, use the –Online switch:

Get-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online

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  1. This makes it more readable:

    Get-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online |Sort -Property State |ft

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