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Documentation Bug: Wrong Language + Wrong Locale + Wrong HelpInfoUri

Documentation Bug: Wrong Language + Wrong Country + Wrong HelpInfoUri

"Update-Help -Verbose -Force" gives:
=============================
Update-Help : Failed to update Help for the module(s)
'Microsoft.PowerShell.Operation.Validation' with UI culture(s) {en-US} : The value of the
HelpInfoUri key in the module manifest must resolve to a container or root URL on a website
where the help files are stored. The HelpInfoUri 'https://www.msn.com/de-de/?ocid=NEFLS000';
does not resolve to a container.
At line:1 char:1
+ Update-Help -Verbose -Force
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+ CategoryInfo : InvalidOperation: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : InvalidHelpInfoUri,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand
============================================

But this is the current configuration:

PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> $PSCulture
en-US
PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> $PSUICulture
en-US

The HelpInfoUri 'https://www.msn.com/de-de/?ocid=NEFLS000'; is total nonsense. Enter it in a web-browser, and you'll see. (Even if you replace de-de with en-us.)

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      • Wayne commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I get the same thing when updating help, and was also wondering why it'd be checking https://www.msn.com/de-de/?ocid=NEFLS000

        But it's not really a windows server problem, it would seem to be a powershell product problem, especially as I ********* Win10.

        update-help
        update-help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'Microsoft.PowerShell.Operation.Validation, NetLldpAgent' with UI
        culture(s) {en-US} : The value of the HelpInfoUri key in the module manifest must resolve to a container or root URL on a website where the help files are stored.

        The HelpInfoUri 'https://www.msn.com/en-ca/?ocid=NEFLS000'; does not resolve to a
        container.
        At line:1 char:1
        + update-help
        + ~~~~~~~~~~~
        + CategoryInfo : InvalidOperation: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
        + FullyQualifiedErrorId : InvalidHelpInfoUri,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand

        update-help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'NetWNV' with UI culture(s) {en-US} : Help content cannot be found.
        Make sure the server is available and the help content location is properly defined in the HelpInfo XML.

        At line:1 char:1
        + update-help
        + ~~~~~~~~~~~
        + CategoryInfo : ResourceUnavailable: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
        + FullyQualifiedErrorId : HelpContentNotFound,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand

        update-help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'NetworkController' with UI culture(s) {en-US} : Unable to connect to Help content. The server on which Help content is stored might not be available. Verify that the server is available,
        or wait until the server is back online, and then try the command again.
        At line:1 char:1
        + update-help
        + ~~~~~~~~~~~
        + CategoryInfo : InvalidOperation: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
        + FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnableToConnect,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand

        update-help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'SecureBoot' 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

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