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February 16, 2016 at 12:06 pm

Getting this error on a DEV DC that has my user account account in the BuiltIn\Administrators group.

PS C:\> Update-Help -Credential Get-Credential
Update-Help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'ActiveDirectory, GroupPolicy' with UI culture(s) {en-US} : Access to the path
'C:\Windows\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules\ActiveDirectory\en-US\about_ActiveDirectory.help.txt' is denied.
At line:1 char:1
+ Update-Help -Credential Get-Credential
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+ CategoryInfo : InvalidOperation: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnknownErrorId,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand

February 16, 2016 at 1:10 pm

Are you definitely running the shell as Administrator?

February 16, 2016 at 2:06 pm

yep. Administrator-ISE ...updates a lot except in this particular error

February 16, 2016 at 2:11 pm

I'd verify the file permissions, then, as a next step.