DISM is short for Deployment Image Servicing and Management, a built-in command tool developed for administrators to diagnose and repair the Windows image system files and its component store. Any time you face problems on your PC like the Blue Screen of Death, corrupted system files, damaged Windows Recovery Environment, applications not functioning, and so on, running a DISM check can help resolve the issue. Before executing a DISM on your PC, it’s best to perform an SFC scan first. When that fails, we resort to utilizing the DISM commands on Windows 11. As there are various functions you can perform with this utility, we’ve concluded this guide to organize all of them in one place. So without any delay, let’s get started! 

1. Restore Corrupted Files with DISM Commands.

Most of the time, the DISM commands are used to restore damaged, corrupted, or even missing files on your system. The command tool begins by running a scan on your computer. Then it uses the Microsoft server to download the images and files that were required earlier. Below are the steps to follow for this method:

2. Use DISM Commands to Install Windows Updates.

Another use of the DISM commands is to download and install the Windows Updates. Microsoft releases new Windows updates once in a while to enhance user experience, eliminate bugs, improve the interface, etc. The update services don’t always work as they should and sometimes end up crashing, getting disabled, etc.  Moreover, users can’t manually install specific Windows updates they wanted. In such cases, you can utilize the DISM Commands to install particular Windows 11 updates. To do so, follow the steps below: To add a Windows Update Package to an Image, follow these steps:

3. Use DISM Commands to Remove Windows Updates.

Sometimes, temporary bugs or glitches may appear in your Windows 11 update. Other times, the Windows may fail to boot, or there may be an error-causing interference in running Windows 11. In such instances, removing the recently installed Windows update may help to resolve the issue.  Follow these steps below to remove a Windows 11 update from your computer by using the DISM tool:

4. Enable or Disable Windows 11 Features With DISM.

One of the best functions you can perform with the Deployment Image Servicing and Management commands is to enable or disable Windows 11 features. These can be offline on a mounted ISO or online on a running system. Here’s what you need to do to enable the features: To disable the feature, follow these steps:

5. Remove Windows 11 Features With DISM.

In the earlier method, we explained how you could disable certain Windows 11 features on your system using the DISM commands. It focused around deleting the feature from Windows images. However, there are many users who would rather remove the feature from the Windows installation. For that, follow these simple steps: This concludes our guide on how to use DISM Commands on Windows 11. In case of any query or confusion, don’t hesitate to utilize the comments section. We’ll try our best to help you out.  If this guide helped you, please share it. 😊