Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 RTM is now available via the Microsoft Update Catalog

The PowerShell Team is happy to announce the availability of WMF 5.0 RTM via the Microsoft Update Catalog, bringing the improvements delivered in WMF 5.0 to large-scale deployments. IT Administrators can now use existing tools such as Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), or System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) to install WMF 5.0 RTM across all of the systems.

You can to search for the WMF 5.0 packages in the Microsoft Update Catalog using the following KB numbers:

  • KB3134758 for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1
  • KB3134759 for Windows Server 2012
  • KB3134760 for Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows 7 SP1

      Important Note: Before installing the WMF 5.0 packages, please ensure:

We hope that this new delivery channel will remove barriers to the deployment of latest PowerShell functionality across all the supported operating systems in your environment.

Please continue to provide feedback via our new UserVoice site.

Thank you,
– Windows PowerShell Team