Installation Instructions

Download the correct package for your operating system and architecture:

Operating System Architecture Package Name
Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 Win8.1AndW2K12R2-KB3134758-x64.msu
Windows Server 2012 x64 W2K12-KB3134759-x64.msu
Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Win7AndW2K8R2-KB3134760-x64.msu
Windows 8.1 x64 Win8.1AndW2K12R2-KB3134758-x64.msu
Windows 8.1 x86 Win8.1-KB3134758-x86.msu
Windows 7 SP1 x64 Win7AndW2K8R2-KB3134760-x64.msu
Windows 7 SP1 x86 Win7-KB3134760-x86.msu

To install WMF 5.0 from Windows Explorer (or File Explorer in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1):

  1. Navigate to the folder into which you downloaded the MSU file.

  2. Double-click the MSU to run it.

To install WMF 5.0 from Command Prompt:

  1. After downloading the correct package for your computer's architecture, open a Command Prompt window with elevated user rights (Run as Administrator). On the Server Core installation options of Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Command Prompt opens with elevated user rights by default.

  2. Change directories to the folder into which you have downloaded or copied the WMF 5.0 installation package.

  3. Run one of the following commands:

    • On computers that are running Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows 8.1 x64, run Win8.1AndW2K12R2-KB3134758-x64.msu /quiet.
    • On computers that are running Windows Server 2012, run W2K12-KB3134759-x64.msu /quiet.
    • On computers that are running Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 or Windows 7 SP1 x64, run Win7AndW2K8R2-KB3134760-x64.msu /quiet.
    • On computers that are running Windows 8.1 x86, run Win8.1-KB3134758-x86.msu /quiet.
    • On computers that are running Windows 7 SP1 x86, run Win7-KB3134760-x86.msu /quiet.

Additional Installation Notes for Windows Server 2008 SP1 and Windows 7 SP1:

Ensure following prerequisites have been met:

  • Latest service pack is installed.
  • WMF 4.0 is installed

WinRM Dependency: Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) depends on WinRM. WinRM is not enabled by default on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. To enable WinRM, in a Windows PowerShell elevated session, run Set-WSManQuickConfig.