RSAT is not installed on Windows 11

brichardi 311 Reputation points

RSAT is not installed on Windows 11 23H2 Enterprise.

I try both way:

Installed from Optional Features. The process never started. It just stay there with no activity.

User's image Installed from PS. Same thing, there is no activity.

User's image

Where can I find RSAT event in the Windows eventlogs to find out what is wrong?

Note: Laptop is freshly image from MECM.

Thanks for your help.

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  1. Darrell Gorter 1,216 Reputation points


    I would look at the CBS.log file located in the c:\Windows\logs\cbs folder.

    There may be some logging in the dism.log file as well. located in c:\windows\logs\dism folder.

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  2. Ian Xue (Shanghai Wicresoft Co., Ltd.) 29,486 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi brichardi,

    Thanks for your post. It is recommended to view Remote Server Administration Tools List in Windows 11.

    1. Open the Command Prompt App with Administrative Privileges.
    2. Type the below command and press Enter key.
    3. Get-WindowsCapability -Name RSAT* -Online | Select-Object -Property DisplayName, State
    4. You'll get a list of all RSAT features and their current state whether installed or not present.

    If not, follow the steps below:

    Step 1:Type the following in a Windows PowerShell as Administrator to skip the restriction from system: 1.Launch PowerShell 2.Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted 3.Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"} 4. Restart your device.

    Step 2: Apart from the UI installation, you can also use the following Powershell and CMD methods.

    Install RSAT on Windows 11 [3 Different Ways] (

    Step 3: For any troubleshooting guide, you can refer to the following information:

    Couldn’t Install RSAT in Windows 11? Apply These Fixes (

    Note: This is a non-Microsoft website. The page appears to be providing accurate, safe information. Watch out for ads on the site that may advertise products frequently classified as a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Products). Thoroughly research any product advertised on the site before you decide to download and install it.

     Best Regards,

    Ian Xue

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