Get-VM not recognized

In this Azure tutorial, we will discuss how to fix the error. Get-vm is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, which comes while trying to get the VM details using PowerShell.

Get-VM is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet

Recently, while trying to execute the Get-VM PowerShell command, I got the above error message

Get-VM
get-vmpartitionablegpu not recognized

The complete error message is

Get-VM : The term ‘Get-VM’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is
correct and try again.

At line:3 char:1

  • Get-VM
  • ~~
    • CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound: (Get-VM:String) [], CommandNotFoundException
    • FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException

The term ‘Get-VM’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet [Solved]

To fix this error, you need to follow the below steps.

Step-1:

Import the Hyper-V module

import-module Hyper-V 

After executing the above command, I got the below error

get-vm not recognized

The error is

Import-module: The specified module ‘Hyper-V’ was not loaded because no valid module file was found in any module directory.

To fix this error, You need to follow the below steps

Step-1:

Open the control panel –>Programs –> Program and features –> Turn Windows features on or off

get-vm is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet

Step-2:

Check the Hyper-V modules like below and click on the OK button,

the term 'get-vm' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet

Step-3:

This will search for the files and will apply the changes.

set-vmprocessor not recognized

Step-4:

Now, the changes have been added successfully. It will ask to restart. Click on the Restart Now button to finish the installation.

the term 'get-vm' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet

Note: Until you restart the system, the changes will not be affected. So click on the Restart Now button to continue.

Now, to verify the modules are correctly installed, Go to the path below and see if the Hyper-V module is present.

C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules\Hyper-V

get-vm partitionable gpu not recognized

Now, I reran the Get-VM PowerShell command successfully. See below

Get-VM 

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In this tutorial, we discussed how to fix the error. The term ‘Get-VM’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet.

I hope it helped you to fix your issue.