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  1. Get-Help NOTES section identation issue

    When we run get-help on cmdlet which has .NOTES the output is unusually indented, even though there is no tab in function documentation.

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    • Typo on Page Export-WindowsDriver

      Typo on page: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/dism/export-windowsdriver

      Where: Examples
      Example 1: Export drivers from the running operationg system

      "operationg" rather than "operating"

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      • about_using help topic doesn't exist

        On docs.microsoft.com there is a help topic for about_using which describes the using keyword that is new in Windows PowerShell 5.0 (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about_using?view=powershell-5.0).

        Running:
        Get-Help about_using
        returns the help topic about_Remote_Variables which describes the $Using prefix used to access local variables from a remote session because that help topic has the keyword "about_Using".

        The about_using help topic should be added to the help topics for Windows PowerShell 5.1.

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        • Get-Help Get-ChildItem -Online redirects to 404 page

          On PowerShell 5.1, this links to http://technet.microsoft.com/library/hh847897(v=wps.630).aspx, which redirects to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/4.0/microsoft.powershell.core/providers/FileSystem-Provider/Get-ChildItem-for-Filesystem, which is a 404 page.

          At least three issues with this:

          1) The URL above is specific for PS 4.0, but I'm on 5.1
          2) The resultant page is a 404 error. Changing the initial URL to http://technet.microsoft.com/library/hh847897.aspx redirects to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/5.1/microsoft.powershell.core/providers/FileSystem-Provider/Get-ChildItem-for-Filesystem, but,
          3) If you change the URL from 4.0 to 1.0, 2.0, 5.0, or 5.1, you'll still get the 404 error. If you change that number to 3.0, you get redirected to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/providers/filesystem-provider/get-childitem-for-filesystem?view=powershell-5.1&viewFallbackFrom=powershell-Microsoft.PowerShell.Core
          4) There's two different kinds of Get-ChildItem online help: the "Get-ChildItem for…

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          • Duplicate help files in PSWorkflow module break Get-Help

            At some point in the 5.0 time period, Update-Help installed About topic files in the en-US directory for the PSWorkflow module with .txt (not .help.txt) file name extensions.

            e.g. about_Foreach-Parallel.txt

            Later, this was fixed and Update-Help installed the same help files in the same directory with the (correct) ".help.txt" file name extension.

            e.g. about_Foreach-Parallel.help.txt

            Now, the PSWorkflow\en-US directory has 9 pairs of files that are identical except for the file name extension.

            about_ActivityCommonParameters.help.txt
            about_ActivityCommonParameters.txt
            about_Checkpoint-Workflow.help.txt
            about_Checkpoint-Workflow.txt
            about_Foreach-Parallel.help.txt
            about_Foreach-Parallel.txt
            about_InlineScript.help.txt
            about_InlineScript.txt
            about_Parallel.help.txt
            about_Parallel.txt
            about_Sequence.help.txt
            about_Sequence.txt
            about_Suspend-Workflow.help.txt
            about_Suspend-Workflow.txt
            about_WorkflowCommonParameters.help.txt
            about_WorkflowCommonParameters.txt
            about_Workflows.help.txt
            about_Workflows.txt

            Get-Help should ignore the .txt files (must have changed in…

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              survey  ·  2 comments  ·  Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add PowerShell tab and examples to .NET reference pages in MSDN

              Votes from Connect: 391

              Original Date Submitted: 5/21/2015 12:20:32 AM

              Description:
              ********Contact Information********
              Handle: June Blender
              Site Name: PowerShell
              Feedback ID: 1351032
              ***************************************

              Problem Description:
              PowerShell users often read .NET reference pages in MSDN. It's all but required, because Get-Help doesn't describe object members. However, in the Examples section of .NET reference pages, there are no PowerShell examples; not even a PowerShell tab.

              MSDN says they cannot demonstrate a demand for PowerShell examples. I'd like to use this feature request to demonstrate the demand.

              Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 1351032 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=1351032)

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                • geef mijn NAS terug

                  Waarom haalt u een functie uit mijn OS, zonder mij een keuze te laten of is dat wel wil. Ik kan nu mijn NAS niet meer gebruiken, zonder dat ik een verschrikkelijk moeilijk verhaal moet lezen en dat ik mijn leverancier (die al niet meer bestaat) moet benaderen om iets te veranderen. Ik kan geen contact meer maken met mijn backup systeem om files op te halen, zonder dat ik nu een verschrikkelijk dure specialist ga inguren. Dank u wel microsoft. \geen wonder dat iedeeen over wil naar linux of OSx.

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                    • Online HELP no longer has any valid links.

                      Recently the new "docs"" site was implemented on MS. The old TechNet and MSDN PowerSHell help documentation is now buried and hard to access. The new help is no longer linked to any help for an CmdLet. We get "404" for all attempts.

                      Also the new doc style is very pretty but not very useful. Same for the new Net class browser. On both the documentation is incomplete and has many errors compared to the original documentation.

                      Please address this as using the documentation has become a nightmare. MS needs to go back to managing this directly and try and…

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                      • Type-o in Support Page

                        Example 4 in the following documentation has a type-o:
                        https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/hyper-v/resume-vmreplication?view=win10-ps

                        Example Shows:
                        Resume-Replication *

                        Should Be:
                        Resume-VMReplication *

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                        • Import-Certificate need example to import into local machine.

                          Import-Certificate need example to import into local machine.

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                          • Help not updating for Whea module shipped with Windows Server 2016

                            When running Update-Help on Windows Server 2016, failure occurs against the Whea module.

                            Not sure if this is the correct UserVoice to lodge this against, sorry if it's not!

                            PS C:\Windows\system32> update-help -force
                            update-help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'Whea' 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 -force
                            + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
                            + CategoryInfo : ResourceUnavailable: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
                            + FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnableToRetrieveHelpInfoXml,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand

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                              • fix help get-smbconnection -online

                                It references http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=24194 which does a redirect to http://technet.microsoft.comlibrary/jj635713(v=wps.620).aspx which is missing the clash between com and library.

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                                • I would like to have a PS scripts that shows the mapped private IPs / running application to a public IP.

                                  I would like to have a PS scripts that shows the mapped private IPs / running application to a public IP.

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                                    • Get-DhcpServerv4Lease is not available in Windows 10. Remove the reference or update the text.

                                      Get-DhcpServerv4Lease : The term 'Get-DhcpServerv4Lease' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the
                                      name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again.
                                      At line:1 char:1
                                      + Get-DhcpServerv4Lease
                                      + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
                                      + CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound: (Get-DhcpServerv4Lease:String) [], CommandNotFoundException
                                      + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException

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                                      • Www.Geelsuge.com

                                        I am ibnu geelsuge

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                                        • Provide information (at least a link to it) on the object that is returned by a command, e.g Get-IISSite

                                          Provide information (at least a link to it) on the object that is returned by a command, e.g Get-IISSite

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