PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find Disabled Features in Windows 8

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Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to find disabled Windows features in Windows 8.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell 3.0 in Windows 8 to find disabled Windows features?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-WindowsOptionalFeature cmdlet with the –online parameter and filter for a state of disabled (note this command must run with elevated permissions):

Get-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online | ? state -EQ ‘disabled’



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