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  • User-1310810900 posted

    Hi all,

    I have an asp.net 2.0 web application. I am using web deployment project for delivering to the client as an msi package. The problem is that whenever I try to install an updated msi in client's machine it is asking for uninstalling existing one ...Is there any way I can update an existing installation without uninstalling it ? I think something need to do when making the msi package ..Please help...

    Monday, January 28, 2008 12:46 AM

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  • User-2017008401 posted

    Hi sarathmn,

    To install the updated web setup package on the same machine without removing the existing one, we should change the “Version” property of the updated web setup project.

        1. Click the web setup project in "Solution Explorer".
        2. Change the Version property in the “Properties” panel.
        3. Rebuild the web setup project.

    For more information, please refer to the following link:

    PRB: Error Message When You Reinstall a Web Setup Project
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316144

    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 AM
    Tuesday, January 29, 2008 10:36 PM
  • User-1310810900 posted

    Hi Benson Yu,

    Thanks for the reply. I need to set one more property to get this done. The property is "RemovePreviousVersions". By default this will be False. We need to set it as True to get things done.

    Thanks again for your reply.

    Sarath

    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 AM
    Wednesday, January 30, 2008 4:43 AM

All replies

  • User-2017008401 posted

    Hi sarathmn,

    To install the updated web setup package on the same machine without removing the existing one, we should change the “Version” property of the updated web setup project.

        1. Click the web setup project in "Solution Explorer".
        2. Change the Version property in the “Properties” panel.
        3. Rebuild the web setup project.

    For more information, please refer to the following link:

    PRB: Error Message When You Reinstall a Web Setup Project
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316144

    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 AM
    Tuesday, January 29, 2008 10:36 PM
  • User-1310810900 posted

    Hi Benson Yu,

    Thanks for the reply. I need to set one more property to get this done. The property is "RemovePreviousVersions". By default this will be False. We need to set it as True to get things done.

    Thanks again for your reply.

    Sarath

    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 AM
    Wednesday, January 30, 2008 4:43 AM