VB.net Windows Forms application automatic updates

Hi

I have several computers on a company network running the same Windows forms application.
I want to put the latest deployed version of the software in a single location on the network.

What VB.net code could I use on the Start Up of the application to look at the folder where I have
the latest version, check if the installed version is not the latest and then update the software to the latest version
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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ktaczalaCommented:
See the 4 part series video on my updater app

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2k47-K-Gb4
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Jacques Bourgeois (James Burger)PresidentCommented:
.NET comes with a feature called ClickOnce that enables to prepare the setup in just a few click, and distribute your updates with only one click. There are situations where it cannot be use, such as if you need to update dlls in the GAC or specific directories,  for most in-house applications, it works like a charm.

And you need no code at all, everything is handled automatically by the framework

Give it a look at https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/t71a733d.aspx.
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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Great answers. Thanks
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