update-help error on PS Studio 2019

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computernations
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update-help error on PS Studio 2019

Post by computernations » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:26 am

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Product, version and build: PowerShell Studio 2019
32 or 64 bit version of product: 64
Operating system: Win10
32 or 64 bit OS: 64

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I'm getting the error below when I run update-help on my 2019 Powershell Studio. Not sure why??
>> Run Update Help...
>> Platform: V5 64Bit (Elevated) (Forced)
ERROR: Update-Help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'AppvClient, Defender, HgsClient, HgsDiagnostics, HostComputeService, HostNetworkingService,
ERROR: Microsoft.PowerShell.ODataUtils, Microsoft.PowerShell.Operation.Validation, NetLldpAgent, NetworkController, NetworkControllerDiagnostics, ShieldedVMDataFile,
ERROR: UEV, WindowsDeveloperLicense' with UI culture(s) {en-US} : Unable to connect to Help content. The server on which Help content is stored might not be
ERROR: available. Verify that the server is available, or wait until the server is back online, and then try the command again.
ERROR: At C:\Users\mnations\AppData\Local\Temp\UpdateHelp.Temp.ps1:1 char:1
ERROR: + Update-Help
ERROR: + ~~~~~~~~~~~
ERROR: + CategoryInfo : InvalidOperation: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
ERROR: + FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnableToConnect,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand
ERROR:
ERROR: Update-Help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'WindowsUpdateProvider' with UI culture(s) {en-US} : Unable to retrieve the HelpInfo XML file for UI
ERROR: 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.
ERROR: At C:\Users\mnations\AppData\Local\Temp\UpdateHelp.Temp.ps1:1 char:1
ERROR: + Update-Help
ERROR: + ~~~~~~~~~~~
ERROR: + CategoryInfo : ResourceUnavailable: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
ERROR: + FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnableToRetrieveHelpInfoXml,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand
ERROR:

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brittneyr
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Re: update-help error on PS Studio 2019

Post by brittneyr » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:44 am

This error is a Microsoft PowerShell error, not a PowerShell Studio error. You should get the same error if you run Update-Help from the PowerShell command-line. As the error states, it appears that a Microsoft server is down.
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