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Re: Re: Should I uninstall the old version before upgrading?

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  • Subject: [mg86527] Re: [mg86503] Re: Should I uninstall the old version before upgrading?
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 04:31:21 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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  • Reply-to: murray at math.umass.edu

This is a problem that occurs only if one has moved palettes to a new 
location?  Because if you install 6.0.2 in an $InstallationDirectory 
separate from that for 6.0.1, why should it be a problem?

Andrew Moylan wrote:
> On Mar 11, 7:00 pm, =EA=CD=EA=CD <huihui.... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I want to upgrade Mathematica from v6.0 to v6.0.1. Can I just install
>> the new version directly without uninstalling the old version? Should
>> I uninstall the old version manually before upgrading?
>>
>> Thanks very much!
> 
> Yes, do uninstall first. If you don't, you may encounter problems such
> as this:
> 
> http://groups.google.com/group/comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica/browse_thread/=
> thread/8300a97190bd0c3b/f35b55aec1ae60a3?lnk=gst&q=%24Failed+drawing+too=
> ls#f35b55aec1ae60a3
> 

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