This module Provides compatibility utilities that allow PowerShell Core sessions to
invoke commands that are only available in Windows PowerShell. These utilities help you
to discover available modules, import those modules through proxies and then use the module
commands much as if they were native to PowerShell Core.

Minimum PowerShell version


There is a newer prerelease version of this module available.
See the version list below for details.

Installation Options

Copy and Paste the following command to install this package using PowerShellGet More Info

Install-Module -Name WindowsCompatibility -RequiredVersion 0.0.1

Copy and Paste the following command to install this package using Microsoft.PowerShell.PSResourceGet More Info

Install-PSResource -Name WindowsCompatibility -Version 0.0.1

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Manually download the .nupkg file to your system's default download location. Note that the file won't be unpacked, and won't include any dependencies. Learn More



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Package Details


  • PowerShell


Compatibility Core


Initialize-WinSession Add-WinFunction Invoke-WinCommand Get-WinModule Import-WinModule Compare-WinModule Copy-WinModule Add-WindowsPSModulePath




This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

This is the first release of this module with the basic commands:
These commands provide a set of tools allowing you to run Windows PowerShell
commands from PowerShell Core (PowerShell 6). See the help for the
individual commands for examples on how to use this functionality.

Additionally, the command `Add-WindowsPSModulePath` enables enumerating
existing Windows PowerShell modules within PowerShell Core 6.


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
1.0.0 2,154,367 11/15/2018
1.0.0-rc1 191 10/19/2018
0.0.1 (current version) 1,961 6/7/2018