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Windows 8 includes PowerShell 3 out of the box, but not the help.

To get the help you run PowerShell as administrator and type "update-help". I get this error:

> update-help
update-help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'BitLocker, NetWNV' with UI culture(s) {en-US} : The value of
the HelpInfoUri key in the module manifest must resolve to a container or root URL on a website where the help files
are stored. The HelpInfoUri '' does not resolve to a container.
At line:1 char:1
+ update-help
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidOperation: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : InvalidHelpInfoUri,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand

Can anyone tell me how I fix this or if it's not important? I'm guessing that if I don't need help on NetWNV or BitLocker, that this is the only thing wrong?

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Hey... I get the same error. Now it's personal! Investigating... – Mark Allen Nov 11 '12 at 4:15

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It looks like they forgot to upload those help files - the URL in the error message says:

Windows Server Future Resources

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Updated: August 10, 2011

The document that you are attempting to access is not available yet. Please use the following resources to search for information about Windows Server: For information for IT professionals, see the Windows Server TechNet website and the Windows Server Technical Library.

For information for developers, see the MSDN website and the MSDN Library.

For Knowledge Base articles and other troubleshooting, search Microsoft Support.

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