This update enables you to use the following features and functionality in WMF 4.0:
- Windows PowerShell 4.0
- Windows PowerShell ISE
- Windows PowerShell Web Services (also known as Management OData IIS Extension)
- Windows Remote Management (WinRM)
- Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
- Server Manager WMI provider
- Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)
How to obtain this update
Microsoft Download CenterThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the WMF 4.0 package now.
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must be running Windows 7 SP1, Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1, or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.
To run WMF 4.0, you must have the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 installed.
For more information about how to obtain a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Registry informationTo use the update in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou must restart the computer after you apply this update.
Hotfix replacement informationThis update does not replace a previously released update.
Article ID: 2819745 - Last Review: Oct 25, 2013 - Revision: 1