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

I receive the following error when running Update-Help in PowerShell.

PS C:\WINDOWS\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules\Provisioning> update-help
update-help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) 'Provisioning' 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

PowerShell info:
PS C:\> $PSVersionTable.PSVersion

Major Minor Build Revision
----- ----- ----- --------
5 1 15063 138

27 votes
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      • R.madhanraj commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Sir Im using windows 10 i cant able to use dsc in gst portal how can i use digital signature in lap top?

      • JoshVD commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Personally, the reason this happen for me was that my regional settings are set to Australia.
        It's kinda annoying, I want to update help, yet it thinks I won't understand the content. Or that's how I see it anyway.

        Try setting Region, language, and keyboard to the United States.

        Then run Update-Help -Verbose -Force

        If you add -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue, you won't see the errors.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        PSVersion 5.1.15063.413
        PSEdition Desktop
        PSCompatibleVersions {1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0...}
        BuildVersion 10.0.15063.413
        CLRVersion 4.0.30319.42000
        WSManStackVersion 3.0
        PSRemotingProtocolVersion 2.3

      • Ret commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Same issue with me. Any idea when it will be fixed or what the fix is?

      • Stuart Bailie commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Had the same thing happen yesterday. It was working fine last week.
        Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.15063]
        Major: 5
        Minor: 1
        Build: 15063
        Revision: 138

        The only thing of note is the Windows 10 Creator's update that happened between these updates. (May or may not be related.)

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