Update for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (KB2529927)

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Migrating setup project from VS2008 to VS2010SP1 changes component GUIDs, which causes upgrades to fail
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    KB Articles: KB2529927

      When you install the .msi file that is created from the Visual Studio 2010 SP1 Setup project, the .msi file determines that the GUID has changed. Therefore, the .msi file removes the files and registry keys for the installation path by using the sequence of the project. This issue occurs because a different hashing algorithm is used to create the Globally Unique Identifiers (GUIDs) in Visual Studio 2010 SP1.

      To resolve this issue, apply this hotfix, and then set the new BackwardCompatibleIDGeneration property to True before you build the project.

      This hotfix introduces the BackwardCompatibleIDGeneration property. By default, this property is set to False. Before you build the Setup project in Visual Studio 2010 SP1, you have to explicitly set the BackwardCompatibleIDGeneration property to True.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-Bit x86), Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 editions, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista Service Pack 2, Windows XP

      To apply this hotfix, you must have Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed.
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