Using old product ID with new ADX plugin

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Using old product ID with new ADX plugin
 
Eric Chirlin




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Joined: 2011-08-26
My company recently bought a license for ADX for Office and .NET in order to fix installation and other issues we've had with our Outlook plugin. We're porting the old backend from VB to C#, so we're starting from scratch. I'm wondering whether it is safe to use the old Product GUID for the new plugin, as, from my understanding, this will prompt the user to uninstall the old product before installing this new one. The old one was not created using ADX however, and I'm unsure of the safety in this.
Posted 26 Aug, 2011 10:21:52 Top
Eugene Astafiev


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Hi Eric,

Do you mean the ProductCode property of the MSI installer project? If so, the answer is yes (you can replace it with your product code).
.NET, Extended MAPI, Windows Phone & RT
Posted 26 Aug, 2011 10:34:47 Top
Eric Chirlin




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Joined: 2011-08-26
Eugene,

Yes, sorry I meant the ProductCode. This should effectively prevent the user from installing the new plugin (with ADX) while having an older version of the plugin (with VSTO, no ADX) still installed, I hope. Thanks.
Posted 26 Aug, 2011 10:40:22 Top
Eugene Astafiev


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Hi Eric,

Yes, it will.
.NET, Extended MAPI, Windows Phone & RT
Posted 26 Aug, 2011 10:44:31 Top