In this article we are giving you how to turn on or off windows features using Windows 8. Windows Features includes programs and features such as Internet Explorer, Internet Information Services, Media Features, Network Projection and others and in the Windows Features, you must turn on the programs and features before you can use them. In the earlier version of Windows to turn a feature off, you had to uninstall it completely from your computer.
If you want to turn on or off Windows Features, you open the Control Panel. Windows Features includes programs with the OS such as Internet Information Services and to use these programs you must turn them on before using them. In Windows Features, some programs are on by default and if the user wants to turn them off, then you can turn them off using Control Panel Settings.
Turn On or Off the Windows Features, follow these steps
- You move the cursor on the right bottom and select the search box and type the Control Panel and after opening the Control Panel, you click on programs and under the programs, you click on Windows Features On or Off.
- If you want to turn on a Windows Feature, you click on the empty check box and you want to turn off the Windows Features; you click on the checked check box to clear the check box and then click ok
Steps to Turn Windows Features On or Off in Windows 8
Step 1 : You move the cursor on the right bottom and select the search box and type the name which you want.
Step 2 : After opening the search box, you type the Control Panel and click on the result Window.
Step 3 : Another way, you can access the Control Panel, you open the Metro UI screen and click on the Control Panel.
Step 4 : After opening the Control Panel, you can see many programs such as System and Security, Network and Internet, Hardware and Sound, programs and others. You click on Programs.
Step 5 : After opening the Programs, you click on the Turn Windows Features On or Off under the Programs and Features and the resultant Windows will be open.
Step 6 : After opening the Windows Features window, you can see the programs and features with a check box. If you want to turn it on, you click on the empty check box of the programs you want before using them. If you want to turn off a feature, you click on the checked check box to turn off the Programs and Features and then click the ok Button.