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Update-Help Failing When Running W10 on VMWare Fusion RRS feed

  • Question

  • Working on learning PowerShell. My attempt to update help yields the following error. I am network connected.

    update-help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'WindowsUpdateProvider' with UI culture(s) {en-US} : Unable to
    retrieve the HelpInfo XML file for UI culture en-US. Make sure the HelpInfoUri property in the module manifest is
    valid or check your network connection and then try the command again.
    At line:1 char:1
    + update-help
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~
        + CategoryInfo          : ResourceUnavailable: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
        + FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnableToRetrieveHelpInfoXml,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand


    Monday, August 27, 2018 7:05 PM

Answers

  • Some modules do not have updateable help.  That module is from the PowerSHell repository and is community provided.  It does not support updateable help. 


    \_(ツ)_/


    • Edited by jrv Monday, August 27, 2018 7:12 PM
    • Marked as answer by Brian Fullford Monday, August 27, 2018 7:22 PM
    Monday, August 27, 2018 7:09 PM

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