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April 23, 2015 at 5:36 pm

update-help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'TLS' with UI culture(s) {en-US} : Unable to retrieve the HelpInfo XML file for UI culture en-US. Make
sure the HelpInfoUri property in the module manifest is valid or check your network connection and then try the command again.
At line:1 char:1
+ update-help
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~
+ CategoryInfo : ResourceUnavailable: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnableToRetrieveHelpInfoXml,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand

There is a file at C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules\TLS\en-US\Microsoft.WindowsAuthenticationProtocols.Commands.dll-help.xml

The help url in [tls.psd1] is

April 24, 2015 at 4:57 am

The fact that there's an existing file doesn't matter. If Update-Help is unable to retrieve the file from that URL, it'll give you that error. When I try to access that URL directly, I get a 403 (Forbidden) error. So this might be something you have to work with Microsoft on – opening a ticket with product support, or logging a documentation bug on Connect.

April 24, 2015 at 7:24 pm

@jsnover did not mention those options, but he did mention, so I came here first.

April 26, 2015 at 9:31 am


1. move the \TLS folder and all its contents to a temporary location [requires Administrator]
move \TLS from here:

2. execute the Update-Help cmdlet in PowerShell

3. replace the \TLS folder from its temporary location back to