Update A Single PowerShell 5 Module Help File

In this article, I’ll show you how I update a single PowerShell 5.0 module Help File using a simple cmdlet.

Before you start, make sure you are using PowerShell 4 or 5 using the article:

As you can see below, When I try to get about a cmdlet from my Windows Nano Server I get the message that I need to download the help file.

The problem Is that updating the entire help file will take 45 minutes which Is not always needed.

To solve the problem, I’ll use the cmdlet below to update a single module (DNSSERVER) which will take a minute or two.

Update-Help -Module DNSSERVER

Now, When I run the get-help cmdlet I get all the Help Information