Management Framework 5.1 Update Not Applicable

KB ID 0001599


Seen while attempting to install Microsoft Management Framework 5.1 on Server 2012 R2, (to upgrade PowerShell).

The update is not applicable to your computer

Windows Update Standalone Installer
The update is not applicable to your computer


Well in the the end it turns out I was being a doofus! I was installing W2K12-KB3191565-x64.msu which is for Server 2012 (Not Server 2012 R2!) Look a bit lower, you need Win8.1AndW2K12R2-KB3191564-x64.msu.

5 1 framework for server 2012 R2

The solution was in front of me the whole time!

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Author: PeteLong

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  1. thank you
    and thanks google for indexing you

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  2. I was being a doofus, too! 😀

    Thank you!

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  3. lol, i fell for this one too.. 🙂

    TnX for the solution.

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  4. OMG.. I should have reached here before. Wasted my last 48 hours. Thank you..

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  5. Yes, this is what I need to know.
    You are awesome. Thanks!

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  6. Thank you, I was trying to figure this out for hours.

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  7. Thank you, saved me a lot of time 😉

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  8. I made the same mistake :). Thanks so much for posting this fix!

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  9. Going mad… thought it was of missing components / dotnet 4.5

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