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Can't get PowerShell for AWS to run - Error ->    aws : The term 'aws' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program.

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I am running Windows 10 from within Virtual Box. When I launch Windows PowerShell for AWS and just type "aws" I get the error below.
I get the same error when I on any new AWS Windows 2008-2016 server using their AMI. My Dell laptop runn ing Windows 10 I installed PS for AWS and it worked perfectly.

"aws : The term 'aws' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program."
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Dorababu MSenior Software Engineer
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Have you installed AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell ?
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Use something like this to import AWS Cmdlet:
Install-Module -Name AWSPowerShell

You need to run PS as administrator.
FikreDenekeAWS Cloud Engineer

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Yes I installed AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell. I did it for my Dell laptop with no problems managing my AWS resources with Windows PowerShell for AWS.
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Check your path

echo %PATH%

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