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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Error when starting SharePoint 2013 Management Shell - Method 'Upgrade' in type

Error Starting Management Shell – Method ‘Upgrade’ in type

On opening the SharePoint 2013 Management Shell, an error occurs even though using a Shell Administrator with proper permissions in the database:

Method ‘Upgrade’ in type ‘Microsoft.SharePoint.WorkflowServices.WorkflowServiceApplicationProxy’ from assembly ‘Microsoft.SharePoint.WorkflowService, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c’ does not have implementation.

This looks something like this:

This error is generated by a missing update, specifically KB2880963. Two methods to fix this is to run Windows Update (making sure you are getting all product updates) or simply download the hotfix from Microsoft:

I suggest simply doing the download - repeated runs of Windows Update still didn't pick it up every time.

1 comment:

Marnix de Vrije said...

The URL is broken. It should be: