UserLock Documentation
UserLock Documentation

UserLock Frequently Asked Questions

How to use UserLockPowerShell on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008

By default, UserLockPowerShell is not available on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

If you try to launch UserLockPowerShell on a default installation of Windows Server 2008 R2, you will get the following error message:

PowerShell is not supported

On Windows Server 2008 only (not needed on Windows Server 2008 R2), install DotNet 4 and PowerShell 2.0

  1. Install DotNet 4:
    Click on "Download".
    Run it.

  2. Install PowerShell 2.0
    Install (if OS is x86, install
    Run it.

Install PowerShell 3.0

  1. Click on Download and then choose the corresponding file ("WINDOWS6.1-KB2506143-x64.msu" for Windows Server 2008 R2 for example) from

    Choose the download

  2. Copy it to a local folder. For instance, C:\Temp\:


  3. Run it:

    Run it

  4. Click on 'Yes':


  5. Click on 'I Accept':

    License Terms

    Click on Restart Now to apply the installation of PowerShell 3.0.

Use UserLockPowerShell

All documentation related to using PowerShell in UserLock can be found in the following link: