Summary: Use Windows PowerShell 3.0 in Windows 8 to identify the status of optional features in Windows.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell 3.0 in Windows 8 to identify the status of optional features in Windows?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-WindowsOptionalFeature cmdlet from the DISM module and sort by StateMake 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.