This article describes an update for Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7.

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

How to download and install the update

Microsoft Download Center

This update is available only for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center.

 Download update 3191566 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

  • For 32-bit version of Windows 7, download the file.

  • For 64-bit version of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, download the file.

Microsoft scanned this file for viruses by using the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to it.

Update information


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.


Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.1 Release Notes

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

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