How to Turn Windows Features on or off in Windows 7

Some Applications have been removed on Windows, they became an optional download. But other applications such as IE8, Media Player, Media Center and DVD Maker are still included. Before, applications are tied into Windows OS especially with Internet Explorer.

In previous versions of windows removing those unwanted apps is a pain because you need to uninstall it completely from your computer. In Windows 7 you can easily any undesired applications or features that you don’t use or even turn on any features that you want.

Follow the steps below turn on or off windows features.

  • Open Control Panel
  • Click on Programs and Features
  • Click on Turn Windows features on or off


There you can select the checkbox of the features you want to lose or add for your system.