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PowerShell version 3.0 is now available in final form for our greatest happiness.

The program of festivities many new features such as workflows, web console (PowerShell Web Access), the graphic editor with intellisense ISE and increased execution speed as compared to previous versions.

Supported OS: Windows Server 2008 SP2 (32 and 64 bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows 7 SP1. Of course this version is part of Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 (Windows 8 RT included).

Windows Management Framework 4.0

Windows Management Framework 3.0

Windows PowerShell 3.0 SDK Sample Pack

Windows PowerShell 2.0 Software Development Kit (SDK)

WMF 4.0 actually includes a bunch more than just PowerShell 4.0, but most will be downloading this latest release specifically for the new cmdlets and functionality that PowerShell 4.0 offers. However, here's everything that is included in WMF 4.0:

  1. Windows PowerShell
  2. Windows PowerShell ISE
  3. Windows PowerShell Web Services
  4. Windows Remote Management (WinRM)
  5. Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
  6. Server Manager WMI provider
  7. Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)

Download WMF 4.0 here: Windows Management Framework 4.0 P.S. WMF 4.0 also requires Microsoft .NET 4.5 be installed first. You can get that here: microsoft .net framework 4.5

Older Version of Powershell>

Download Powershell 1.0 for windows XP.

you can go for powershell 2.0 for XP.
PowerShell version 2.0 shipped with Windows 7 and with Windows Server 2008 R2, The release of PowerShell 2.0 with Windows Management Framework on Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008. I just want the new PowerShell. link saying PowerShell 2.0 was available for XP.
You MUST manually uninstall powershell 1.0 for 2 to install correctly. if you try to uninstall powershell 1.0 from add remove programes (show updates), I get message this: What is the impact of removing those two KB updates ? If Windows Powershell (TM) 1.0 is removed , these programs might not run properly. Do you want to continue ? Windows Powershell (TM) 1.0 MUI pack Security Update for Windows XP KB971633 Security Update for Windows XP kB973346
It is OK to ignore that. I think the impact is negligible.