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Upgrade mkryptor SERVER

Last Updated: Nov 21, 2013 05:11PM GMT
When a new version of mkryptor server is available, you can download it from the downloads page. A list of changes can be found in the change log, here.
IMPORTANT - Always uninstall previous version of mkryptor before upgrading
  1. Download the latest mkryptorSetup.exe or mkryptorSetupx64.exe (depending on if you have a 32 or 64bit operating respectively) from the downloads page (linked above).
  2. Optional: Take a backup of the existing program folder (usually located at C:\Program Files\Freshskies\mkryptor)
  3. Uninstall the previous version of mkryptor via control panel (Programs and Features or Add/Remove Programs). 
    • NOTE: If you are uninstalling mkryptor version 2.0.x or older, you must stop the Freshskies.mkryptor service first, as the uninstaller does not do this automatically)
    • All program settings and known facts will be retained
  4. Run the new setup file downloaded in Step 1 and work your way through the install wizard
  5. After install, the mkryptor Configuration Manager will launch.
  6. All settings should have been retained from your previous version.
  7. Click Save and choose Yes when prompted to start the service
  8. The service should start and the indicator in the bottom-left of the configuration manager will turn green.
  9. You can now close the Configuration Manager
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