PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find Status of Optional Features in Windows
Summary: Use Windows PowerShell 3.0 in Windows 8 to identify the status of optional features in Windows. How can I use Windows PowerShell 3.0 in Windows 8 to identify the status of optional features in Windows?
Use the Get-WindowsOptionalFeature cmdlet from the DISM module and sort by State. Make sure you use the Online switch to evaluate your current version of Windows.
Get-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online | sort state
Note Run this command with elevated permissions.