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Getting PowerShell to Work With SQL Server 2012

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I am attempting to load the SQL Server snapins in PowerShell and am having difficulty. Searching the web, I've done the following from plain PowerShell:

$framework=$([System.Runtime.InteropServices.RuntimeEnvironment]::GetRuntimeDirectory())
Set-Alias installutil "$($framework)installutil.exe"
installutil "d:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\110\Tools\PowerShell\Modules\SQLPS\Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.PSProvider.dll"
installutil "d:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\110\Tools\PowerShell\Modules\SQLPS\Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.PSSnapins.dll"
Which appears to execute properly with no errors. However, when I execute:
Add-PSSnapin SqlServerCmdletSnapin100
I get the following error:
Add-PSSnapin : The Windows PowerShell snap-in 'SqlServerCmdletSnapin100' is not installed on this machine.
At line:1 char:13
+ Add-PSSnapin <<<<  SqlServerCmdletSnapin100
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidArgument: (SqlServerCmdletSnapin100:String) [Add-PSSnapin], PSArgumentException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : AddPSSnapInRead,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.AddPSSnapinCommand
I am not sure what I am doing wrong. Help!
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