PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Access Online Help

Doctor Scripto

Summary: Learn how to access online Help easily by using Windows PowerShell.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I ensure that I am always accessing the latest Help content—even if I suspect my Help file for Windows PowerShell is out-of-date, and I do not have time to download and install the latest?

Hey, Scripting Guy! AnswerUse the –Online switch when using the Get-Help cmdlet.
         This example opens Help content for Set-WSManInstance:

Get-Help Set-WSManInstance -Online 


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