VB.net 2010 Windows Forms Application "Click once always checks for the newer version"

Hi

In a previous answer I was told that "Click once always checks for the newer version"
I distribute my VB.net applications manually by copying the latest installation folder
onto each user's desktop and running the Setup.exe file.

I have now managed to put the installation folder onto my website. When each user's
application starts my code automatically downloads this zipped file. How do I set things up
so that click once automatically checks for the newer version?
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
You cannot fool around click once. It installs the application in a very deep folder under the Users folder. You cannot just have it to check version of something that wasn't installed by itself. You need to run the Setup.exe from the installation folder on your web site
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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks Eric.  Can this be done using VB.net code?
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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the help
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
ClickOnce is not allowing automation. Sure you can ask the API to download updates from your web site from within your application and stuff like this but it will always hit the folder under Users. You don't have the option of the folder where the application is getting installed.
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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks Eric. I appreciate the extra advice
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