update-help Access to the path error

Getting this error on a DEV DC that has my user account account in the BuiltIn\Administrators group.

PS C:> Update-Help -Credential Get-Credential
Update-Help : Failed to update Help for the module(s) ‘ActiveDirectory, GroupPolicy’ with UI culture(s) {en-US} : Access to the path
‘C:\Windows\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules\ActiveDirectory\en-US\about_ActiveDirectory.help.txt’ is denied.
At line:1 char:1

  • Update-Help -Credential Get-Credential
  •   + CategoryInfo          : InvalidOperation: (:) [Update-Help], Exception
      + FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnknownErrorId,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.UpdateHelpCommand

Are you definitely running the shell as Administrator?

yep. Administrator-ISE …updates a lot except in this particular error

I’d verify the file permissions, then, as a next step.

see same solve here: https://powershell.org/forums/topic/cant-update-help-completely-after-windows-10-upgrade/