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Hyper-V Module for Windows PowerShell

Published: February 29, 2012

Updated: August 22, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2012

Hyper-V in Windows Server® 2012 introduces the Hyper-V module for Windows PowerShell, which includes more than 160 Hyper-V cmdlets. These cmdlets provide an easy way to automate Hyper-V management tasks.

For an alphabetical list of all Hyper-V cmdlets Windows Server 2012, as well as links to reference content for each cmdlet (including examples), see Hyper-V Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell.

The Hyper-V module supports the Update-Help cmdlet, which allows you to download the newest help files for Windows PowerShell modules and install the files on your computer. Your account must be a member of the Administrators group on the computer you want to update. To update Help for the Hyper-V module, start Windows PowerShell with the "Run as administrator" option (Start-Process PowerShell -Verb RunAs) and run the following command:

PS C:\> Update-Help –Module Hyper-V

For more information, see Update-Help.

See Also


Hyper-V Overview

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