troubleshooting Question

Force Update on Open

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RyanFlag for United States of America asked on
.NET ProgrammingC#Visual Basic.NET
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I'm using clickonce, but I don't like having to change the minimum version number to force the update. It's less about forcing the update, as just not popping up the message box to the user asking if they want to update.

I don't care about installation times on startup, its typically only 5seconds or less, and the users are used to slower responses than that on most application startups.  As a programmer, if I publish an update, I want the users to be updated at a maximum of the next time it's executed, with minimal interference to them.

Here's what I've developed, but I can't figure out how to restart?  Am I in the wrong event?

The following code is in Application.Events
Partial Friend Class MyApplication

		Private Sub MyApplication_Startup(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As Microsoft.VisualBasic.ApplicationServices.StartupEventArgs) Handles Me.Startup
			If ApplicationDeployment.IsNetworkDeployed() Then
				If ApplicationDeployment.CurrentDeployment.CheckForUpdate Then
					'How do I force restart?
					'Application.Restart  ---This isn't available?
				End If

			End If
#If Not Debug Then
#End If
		End Sub

	End Class
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