Start64!This software is a pre-release version. Features and behavior are likely to change before the final release. This preview release is designed to enable the community to experience and review the preliminary designs and direction of key features in Windows PowerShell 3.0 and to solicit feedback before features are finalized.

Please download and read the release notes for important information related to changes in behavior from Windows PowerShell 2.0 and a list of known issues with this release. Bugs and Suggestions may be logged through Microsoft Connect.

Windows Management Framework 3.0 makes some updated management functionality available to be installed on Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 & Windows Server 2008 SP2. Windows Management Framework 3.0 contains Windows PowerShell 3.0, WMI & WinRM.


  • Windows6.0-KB2506146-x64.msu 12.0 MB
  • Windows6.0-KB2506146-x86.msu 8.1 MB
  • Windows6.1-KB2506143-x64.msu 13.8 MB
  • Windows6.1-KB2506143-x86.msu 10.0 MB
  • WMF3 0 Beta Release Notes.docx 65 KB