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Hi,

I have application that used by many client computers.
In order to avoid server overhead, the application is place at every client computers.

The problem is when there is upgrade then we have to copy to all of the client computers.

Please help to solve this problem.

Thank you.
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by:Éric Moreau
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You have many options.
1. You can use ClickOnce deployment which copies newer version if needed when the application starts.
2. You can run the application from a shared folder.
3. You can have a batch file that copies the files from a share folder to a local folder and then start the application.
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by:emi_sastra
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Hi emoreau,

1. How to do it?
2. Application is on the server? This is I am avoiding.
3. Usually I create shortcut from a local folder that the application is exist.  Could we change the default icon for the batch file?

Thank you.
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by:Éric Moreau
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1. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/t71a733d(VS.80).aspx
3. Create a batch file and copy it on the desktop, then you can set to any icon you want.
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by:emi_sastra
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3. How to compare file  on local computer to server and replace it with newest one from server?

Thank you.
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Éric Moreau earned 2000 total points
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For this you will need an application that compares the timestamp of the files. If you want to create your own, have a look at the August 2003 issue of the UTMag (http://www.utmag.com/ViewPageIssue.aspx). There was an article written by Rex Willis titled "Create a Stub Program for .NET"

But I think that you better use ClickOnce
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by:emi_sastra
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Hi emoreau,

I will learn them later, and use the best suite to me.

Thank you very much for your help.
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