A. The DISM tool is a great way to manipulate offline images and online OSs. Using the command
dism /online /get-features
you can get a list of all the features that are available in the OS and their installation status. Your output will look like this:
Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool Version: 6.1.7600.16385 Image Version: 6.1.7600.16385 Features listing for package : Microsoft-Windows-Foundation-Package ~31bf3856ad36 4e35~amd64~~6.1.7600.16385 Feature Name : OEMHelpCustomization State : Disabled Feature Name : CorporationHelpCustomization State : Disabled Feature Name : BitLocker State : Enabled Feature Name : MicrosoftWindowsPowerShellISE State : Enabled
You can use the Feature Name values to actually enable and disable features.
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