Auto-Update .Net applications

Adding auto-updating features to a .net application always seems to be far more complex than it should be. Since this is something that many or even most apps will want as a feature, it seems there would be more or better solutions out there.

If you are using WPF, you can use ClickOnce – but this has a number of restrictions to it. Built-in to visual studio.

The Auto-Update Application Block is another option, but is apparently heavy weight and easily become burdensome for many projects.

WyUpdate – open source from – I need to look into this one furtheer. see

(this is a stub- more to come)

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