• File Path: C:\windows\system32\Fondue.exe
  • Description: Windows Features on Demand UX




Type Hash
MD5 506659C0225E2D8C2513238424AF9ADF
SHA1 99D012FB311D00A3AB3425298DD88CBE4443AC2E
SHA256 A7DD9378D44CE86FFEBC0292F59EF096595043E6114011A0CFD9295F0A6CF7A2
SHA384 85205BAD74DFEFBD57C099B84A902C6B7BAB164A5E7290762C2C9C4CED672F107D873F4A24A4CA27978CB07213F144AB
SHA512 90E58AC7B807FAB6C59047B935A46557AC0EB53F19FF1BCD0C6405742F6F1B4B0B14FB0AE9C7966B5C71E126D2D385DB6CDD3DF27F44D2A4D41D1E3AC4D0833D
SSDEEP 3072:XxbEaznWfH22ZsuX2xKwMPTnaSrIrvDb:dznWjZnXeKwMLnaqY


  • Status: The file C:\windows\system32\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 88
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Fondue.exe 85
C:\Windows\system32\Fondue.exe 85
C:\Windows\system32\Fondue.exe 88
C:\Windows\system32\OptionalFeatures.exe 88
C:\Windows\system32\OptionalFeatures.exe 90
C:\WINDOWS\system32\OptionalFeatures.exe 88
C:\Windows\system32\OptionalFeatures.exe 90
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Fondue.exe 93
C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\Fondue.exe 93
C:\windows\SysWOW64\Fondue.exe 85
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Fondue.exe 90
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Fondue.exe 93

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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