xxxx cannot be loaded because the execution of scripts is disabled on this system. Please see “get-help about_signing” for more details.

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While running any of the commands in your windows Powershell for Office 365 if you encounter this error: xxxx cannot be loaded because the execution of scripts is disabled on this system. Please see “get-help about_signing” for more details. then follow these steps to resolve it.

In your powershell first check the current policy and then change it to unrestricted as follows:

PS C:\Windows\system32> Get-ExecutionPolicy
Restricted
PS C:\Windows\system32> Set-Executionpolicy -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted

You will see something like this.

Execution Policy Change
The execution policy helps protect you from scripts that you do not trust.
Changing the execution policy might expose you to the security risks described
in the about_Execution_Policies help topic. Do you want to change the execution
 policy?
[Y] Yes  [N] No  [S] Suspend  [?] Help (default is "Y"): Y
PS C:\Windows\system32> Import-PSSession $Session

ModuleType Name                      ExportedCommands
---------- ----                      ----------------
Script     tmp_c70b4563-208a-486f... {Set-RoleGroup, Set-RMSTrustedPublishin...

Now you can try to run your command that showed the error in the first place.



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