Error message when trying to install the VMM Admin Console: "System Center Virtual Machine Manager requires Windows PowerShell 1.0 or 2.0"

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Symptom



When trying to install the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Administrator Console, it may fail during the Prerequisites Check with the following error message:

To continue, you must complete all prerequisites. Resolve all error conditions listed below and the click Check Again. For more information about required configurations, see Virtual Machine Manager System Requirements.

System Center Virtual Machine Manager requires Windows PowerShell 1.0 or 2.0.

Note This can occur even though Windows PowerShell 2.0 is installed.

Cause

This is caused by an issue with the detection logic in the prerequisites checker.

Resolution



To resolve this issue, download and install Windows PowerShell 1.0 instead.

Windows PowerShell 1.0 can be downloaded here:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/technologies/management/powershell/download.mspx

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Article ID: 974887 - Last Review: August 21, 2009 - Revision: 1.0
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  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008
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