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How to manage optional features of Windows 10?



Windows 10 comes with a number of "Optional Features", that are primarily intended for corporate networks whereas some of the features are useful to everyone. Windows 10 offers you the option to ON or OFF these optional features through the Settings app.

 

If you are looking for the steps to install or uninstall these optional Windows 10 features, here's how you can do this. Follow the steps mentioned below.

 

 

How to manage optional features of Windows 10?

 

Windows 10 comes with some optional features enabled by default. You may not need all of them running and occupying your disk space, but you may need few of them to run on your system. Enabling all the features may result in security problems and cause impact on the performance of the system.

 

From the Windows 10 Settings app, you may install additional optional features or may uninstall all/few of the running features.

 

How to install optional features of Windows 10?

How to install optional features of Windows 10?

  1. From the Windows 10 Settings app, navigate to Apps | Apps & Features | Optional features.
  2. Click the + button that says Add a feature.
  3. Select the feature(s) that you want to install.
  4. Now click the Install button.

 

How to uninstall optional features of Windows 10?

How to uninstall optional features of Windows 10?

  1. From the Windows 10 Settings app, navigate to Apps | Apps & Features | Optional features.
  2. Now, under the Installed features, select the feature that you want to uninstall.
  3. Click the Uninstall button associated with the selected feature.

 

 


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