2012 R2 WMF 5.0 “update not applicable to your computer”

Issue: When attempting to install Windows Management Framework 5.0 on Windows 2012 R2 you receive the error: “The update is not applicable to your computer”
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Cause: You most likely downloaded the installation file for Windows Server 2012 (non-R2) titled “W2K12-KB3134759-x64.msu”.  For Windows Server 2012 R2 you need to download the WMF 5.0 Installation file for Windows 8.1 and 2012 R2: “Win8.1AndW2K12R2-KB3134758-x64.msu”.
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It’s easy to miss and skip over the file since it begins with “Win8.1..”.

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