PowerShell 5.0, part of the Windows Management Framework 5.0 (WMF 5.0), is now released and available in the Microsoft Download Center.
WMF 5.0 is currently available as a separate download for the following Windows versions:
|Operating System||Service Pack||Prerequisites|
|Windows Server 2012 R2||.NET Framework 4.5 or above|
|Windows Server 2012||.NET Framework 4.5 or above|
|Windows Server 2008 R2||SP1||WMF 4.0 is installed and .NET Framework 4.5 or above|
|Windows 7||SP1||WMF 4.0 is installed and .NET Framework 4.5 or above|
Currently WMF 5.0 RTM can be installed on older Windows clients, Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, the updates can be downloaded. On Windows 10 WMF 5.0 is not available as an additional download as Windows Update can be used to update the Windows Management Framework.
Before installing WMF 5.0 on your system, please make sure that you read the released notes as there are currently known incompatibilities with the following products:
- Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
- Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP3
- Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
- Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
- System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager
For more information please refer to the Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 RTM Release Notes Overview on MSDN.
For more information on WMF 5.0 and the links in this article please refer to the links below: