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Powershell 2.0 not detected on Server 2008R2

Posted on 2013-01-14
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I am attempting to install Microsoft Online Services Module for Windows PowerShell.  When I start the install I get the following message:

"In order to install Microsoft Online Services Module for Windows PowerShell, you must have Windows PowerShell 2.0 or greater installed on this computer."

I have 3 according to $Host.Version:
Major  Minor  Build  Revision
-----  -----  -----  --------
3      0      -1     -1

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Anyone have any ideas as to how to get this installed?  I'm preparing to migrate from Domino to Exchange Online and the migration server needs to have MOSM installed.
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by:Brad Howe
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If you Go to Server Manager -> Features -> Add Features -> Scroll down to the bottom -> Check off Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Enviornment (ISE) -> Install
 
This should install powershell 2.0 for you.

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Hades666
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That is checked by default on this server.
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Then it should be fine.

Try executing the following to confirm and then check the $Host.Verison.

%SystemRoot%\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe

-Hades666
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PS C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0> $Host.Version

Major  Minor  Build  Revision
-----  -----  -----  --------
3      0      -1     -1


PS C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0>
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So UAC strikes again.  After disabling UAC temporarily and rebooting I was able to install it.
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This solution worked for me.
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