Update PowerShell version in Visual Studio 2017


I ran the following in the Visual Studio 2017 Package Manager Console –

When I run the same command from a PowerShell window I get –

This is causing me a problem because I want to run something in the package manager that requires PowerShell 3 or above.


I finally got it working. I updated Visual Studio 2017 to 15.3.3 (there was no update available when I posted the question), and I also installed a few Windows updates.

Here the two windows updates –




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