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I need to make a change to an installed VB 2010 Express utility I wrote.  What is the method for updating the code?  Do I republish, uninstall, and reinstall?  Or are there just some files I can replace?
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How did you "publish" your code? Did you simply copy/paste the .exe and any .dll files to some location, or did you actually use the "Publish" option?
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I used the "Publish" option.
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When you published, did you select the "The application will check for updates..." option when you were publishing?

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I did not check that box.
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@kaufmed Since I didn't check the update locations box what are my options?  Can I just replace the .exe file with the new one?
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I think you may have to republish the utility with that checkbox, uninstall the existing version and reinstall.
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