Windows Vista comes with extra features less common to use that can all be viewed from the one Windows Features dialog. These extra features are checkboxes and can be turned on and off with a simple check. Many of the extra features are turned off by default so the operating system isn’t unecessarily bloated with things people will never use. But many people also use these extra features and turn them on when needed.

The following tutorial demonstrates how to turn on and off Windows features when using a version of the Windows Vista operating system.

How to Turn On/Off Windows Features in Windows Vista

You can turn on and off the options extra Windows features via the Windows Features dialog, where you can find checkboxes to check and uncheck next to each feature. Here is how you can open the Windows Features dialog:

1. Open the Control Panel in classic view.

2. Click on Programs and Features.

3. From the left side of Programs and Features, click on the Turn Windows Features on or off link.

4. If prompted by User Account Control (UAC), click on Cotinue.

5. You will now see the Windows Features dialog where you can check and uncheck any features.

6. Click on the OK button at the bottom of the Windows Features dialog to save the changes before you leave.

In conclusion, that is how to turn on and off Windows Features in Windows Vista.