Use Online Help

by Feb 19, 2010

"To ship is to choose", so the Help files provided by PowerShell are sometimes outdated. You should use their online versions if you want to get the most accurate and up-to-date information:

Get-Help Get-Process -online

This will open a Web page with the most current version. However, it will only work on U.S. systems because of a documentation bug that you can see on localized versions:

@((get-help get-random).relatedlinks.navigationLink)[0]

As it turns out, Microsoft has added a comment "this may be in English" to the URL, so the URL breaks and you just get a bing search window on these systems.

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