• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 159
  • Last Modified:

Version will not uninstall

I am running VS. 2003  on XP

I am getting an error, "another version is installed and wont continue".  I have tried several things and it wont uninstall it.


I have the assembly set to <Assembly: AssemblyVersion("1.0.15.*")>

I have the Version under explorer set to 1.0.15
Remove Previous Version set to yes
Search path is there

No matter what I do when i run the new build .msi I get that error, I tis not uninstalling the provious version.

Thank You Experts,
0
malanois
Asked:
malanois
  • 3
1 Solution
 
davidrichardsonCommented:
you need to change the version number
0
 
davidrichardsonCommented:
click yes to the prompt about the product and packagecode
0
 
davidrichardsonCommented:
also run it from the setup program rather than the msi
0
 
123654789987Commented:
The problem is that since the version is 1.0.15.* it would have created multiple versions of the assembly like

1.0.15.1
1.0.15.2

So the best way to uninstall is to search in your application folder and even in the global assembly cache for the multiple versions and remove them manually.

So when a application is being packaged the assembly version should be perfect like 1.0.15.1. Then after deployment always only one version of the assembly will exist
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Cloud Class® Course: CompTIA Healthcare IT Tech

This course will help prep you to earn the CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification showing that you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in installing, managing, and troubleshooting IT systems in medical and clinical settings.

  • 3
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now