Features on Demand User Experience Tool, enable Windows optional features by downloading required files from Windows Update or another source specified by Group Policy. The manifest file for the feature must already be installed in your Windows image.


      FONDUE /enable-feature:feature_name [/caller-name:program_name]
         [/hide-ux:{all | rebootrequest}]
   /enable-feature:feature_name  The name of the Windows optional feature to enable.
                                 You can only enable one feature per command line.
                                 To enable multiple features, call fondue.exe for each feature.

   /caller-name:program_name     The program or process name when you call fondue.exe from a script or batch file.
                                 Use this option to add the program name to the SQM report if there is an error.

   /hide-ux:{all|rebootrequest}  Use all to hide all messages to the user including progress and permission
                                 requests to access Windows Update.
                                 If permission is required, the operation will fail.
                                 Use rebootrequest to only hide user messages asking for permission to reboot the
                                 computer. Use this option if you have a script that controls reboot requests.


Enable Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8:

C:\> fondue.exe /enable-feature:NETFX4

Enable Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8, add the program name to the SQM report, and don't display any messages to the user:

C:\> fondue /enable-feature:NETFX4 /caller-name:Admin.bat /hide-ux:all

“Fondue, which comes from the French 'fondre', meaning 'to melt', had its origins in 18th century Switzerland as a means for farm families to stretch their limited resources during the winter months. From these simple beginnings, fondue became a Swiss winter tradition.”

Related commands

PowerShell: Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature

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