Upgrade Code Dialog Box

Specifies a globally unique identifier (GUID) for the UpgradeCode property of an installer.

Caution noteCaution

UpgradeCode should only be set for the first version; it should never be changed for subsequent versions of the application, nor should it be changed for different language versions.

To access the Upgrade Code dialog box, select the UpgradeCode property in the Properties window when a deployment project is selected in Solution Explorer.

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Upgrade Code

Specifies the UpgradeCode property for the selected installer.

Caution noteCaution
To ensure a unique UpgradeCode, you should never manually edit the GUID. Instead you should use the New Code button to automatically generate a unique GUID.

New Code

Generates a new UpgradeCode property for the selected installer.

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