Upgrade to PowerShell 5 in Server 2012 R2

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What is the correct process to upgrade to PowerShell 5 within Server 2012 R2?

I have already downloaded and tried to install Power shell 5 but I get messages saying that this update is not for your computer.
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Senior Network Consultant / Engineer
What's the result when you run $PSVersionTable.PSVersion?
Do you have a link to what you downloaded?

Any reason you aren't installing 5.1?
Tom CieslikIT Engineer
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Windows Management Framework 5.1 includes updates to Windows PowerShell, Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC), Windows Remote Management (WinRM), Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI).

Release notes: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=839460

Download link:

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Glad to help. :)

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