This sample demonstrates several tasks that use the ClickOnce feature.
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To build and publish this solution
Build the solution: Right-click the project name in Solution Explorer and then click Build.
Publish the solution: Right-click the project name in Solution Explorer and then click Publish. For more information about the Publish Wizard, see How to: Publish a ClickOnce Application.
The ClickOnce feature can be used to programmatically handle several installation and maintenance tasks. This includes the following:
Checking for updates Uses the CheckForUpdate method to check for new updates.
Updating an application Uses the UpdateAsync method to download the updated application.
Downloading optional files Uses the DownloadFileGroupAsync method to download files.
Deployment information The My.Application.Deployment property is used to retrieve and report the name, version, location, and last update check.