Hi @H Risbud ,
I'm glad to hear you solve the problem ,if you have any issue about SharePoint, you are welcome to raise a ticket in this forum.
By the way, since the Microsoft Q&A community has a policy that "The question author cannot accept their own answer. They can only accept answers by others." and according to the scenario introduced here: Answering your own questions on Microsoft Q&A, I would make a brief summary of this thread:
[Import-Module : Could not load file or assembly 'System.Management.Automation] Issue Symptom: unable to run PnP PowerShell commands using PowerShell ISE in administrative mode. Getting following error
Import-Module : Could not load file or assembly 'System.Management.Automation, Version=22.214.171.124, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.
- Uninstall all versions and then install correct 1.12.0 version. Newer version PnP PowerShell 2.1.1 has issues #1. This issue happened with newer version PnP PowerShell 2.1.1.
- Set Tls12 protocol
[Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [Net.SecurityProtocolType]::Tls12
- Install NuGet
Install-PackageProvider -Name nuget -MinimumVersion 126.96.36.199 -force
- Install PnP.PowerShell with version 1.12.0
Install-Module -Name "PnP.PowerShell" -RequiredVersion 1.12.0 -Force -AllowClobber
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