• File Path: C:\windows\SysWOW64\Fondue.exe
  • Description: Windows Features on Demand UX




Type Hash
MD5 177C1130949E620616BA63D9D27913FE
SHA1 6FA33A4776C48ABC2EC7165A805F90A47DBFF0DE
SHA256 852BFFE953E3C9A19E9DA3FD6FB97AC6365393AFE090DB9D044D54E315A9FE47
SHA384 42F45AEF6F90E9E85850663B25E91FC880775B11BBDA43F4DB95E6E696949156BD201D24FE39717AC15DD00511B8B6EC
SHA512 F8B6AE315F56807862227565FAB653333CB43C7A0482A3B0FF81752A42A7E7F9935166AE1F695DECC7B6B66A9501F0D6C0CF617CE56CB1823466DAE7C431BE9C
SSDEEP 1536:hiByjQbEaznWRJ0In22KnM5suF52KUVDzaaKtCMPTnaSsWhhIrvDI3bc:hiByQbEaznWfH22ZsuX2xKwMPTnaSrID


  • Status: The file C:\windows\SysWOW64\Fondue.exe is not digitally signed. You cannot run this script on the current system. For more information about running scripts and setting execution policy, see about_Execution_Policies at
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  • Thumbprint: ``
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File Metadata

  • Original Filename: Fondue.EXE.MUI
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
  • Product Version: 6.3.9600.16384
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

File Similarity (ssdeep match)

File Score
C:\Windows\system32\Fondue.exe 82
C:\windows\system32\Fondue.exe 85
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Fondue.exe 85
C:\Windows\system32\Fondue.exe 85
C:\Windows\system32\Fondue.exe 80
C:\Windows\system32\OptionalFeatures.exe 85
C:\Windows\system32\OptionalFeatures.exe 83
C:\WINDOWS\system32\OptionalFeatures.exe 82
C:\Windows\system32\OptionalFeatures.exe 82
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Fondue.exe 83
C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\Fondue.exe 85
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Fondue.exe 85
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Fondue.exe 83

Additional Info*

*The information below is copied from MicrosoftDocs, which is maintained by Microsoft. Available under CC BY 4.0 license.


Applies to: Windows Server (Semi-Annual Channel), Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012

Enables 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.exe /enable-feature:<feature_name> [/caller-name:<program_name>] [/hide-ux:{all | rebootrequest}]


Parameter Description
/enable-feature:<feature_name> Specifies the name of the Windows optional feature you want to enable. You can only enable one feature per command line. To enable multiple features, use fondue.exe for each feature.
/caller-name:<program_name> Specifies the program or process name when you call fondue.exe from a script or batch file. You can 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.<p>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.


To enable Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8, type:

fondue.exe /enable-feature:NETFX4

To enable Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8, add the program name to the SQM report, and not display messages to the user, type:

fondue.exe /enable-feature:NETFX4 /caller-name:Admin.bat /hide-ux:all

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