Update for Windows Management Framework 5.1 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 StandardWindows Server 2012 R2 Foundation More

This article describes an update for Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.1 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 that is dated March 23, 2017. 

WMF 5.1 includes the Windows PowerShell, WMI, WinRM, and Software Inventory and Licensing (SIL) components that were released in Windows Server 2016.
 
WMF 5.1 also includes all the new features and bug fixes for these same components that were released in Windows Server 2016.
 

Known issues


If update 4025333 is already installed, it will be in a partially installed state after you install this update, 3191564. However, you can successfully reinstall 4025333 after you install 3191564.

How to download and install the update


Microsoft Update Catalog

This update is available only for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Update Catalog.

 

Update information


Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have the .NET Framework 4.5.2 installed.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this update.

Resources


Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.1 Release Notes

Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.