A. You can use the /enable-feature switch with DISM enable a feature or role on a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 installation. For example, the command
dism /online /enable-feature:InkSupport
will enable ink support, as shown here.
Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool Version: 6.1.7600.16385 Image Version: 6.1.7600.16385 Enabling feature(s) \[=====================
Similarly, you can use the /disable-feature option to disable a role/feature.
You can get the name of the role or feature you want using DISM's /get-features and /online switches.
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