Using Visual Studio Professional 2013 for applications created in Visual Studio Professional 2010

Hi all.

I created a couple of applications in Visual Studio Professional 2010, and now I tried to download it from my Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center and it doesn't appear. I called Microsoft and they told me it is no longer available, but that I could still download Visual Studio Professional 2012 and 2013 (our license expired last year).

If I go ahead and download VS Professional 2013 and try to open my applications, will that mess everything up?

Also, my end user have 4.5 .NET framework, will I need to update that as well?

Thank you in advance!
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
To your statement, "If I go ahead and download VS Professional 2013 and try to open my applications, will that mess everything up?", When you open the 2010 project it will ask you to update it to the current version of VS. They will make a copy of the project before upgrading and save it. But I would make my own copy before even starting the process.

To your statement, "Also, my end user have 4.5 .NET framework, will I need to update that as well?", yes you should and make sure to target your application to .Net Framework 4.5.
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printmediaAuthor Commented:
Thank you Fernando. As far as my second question, since everyone already has version .NET 4.5 then I just need to target the application to 4.5 right?
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
If the development system and the users system have .Net Framework 4.5, then yes.
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