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June 26, 2012, 01:50:47 PM
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I just recently installed 0.6.2 in Windows 7 (64 bit).  If I am going to upgrade to 0.6.3, do I need to uninstall 0.6.2 and then install 0.6.3?
Do I need to download the entire block chain again?

Can I just install 0.6.3 over 0.6.2 without having to download the block chain again?

What about my wallet?  Will the upgrading process overwrite my existing wallet.dat file?

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June 26, 2012, 01:51:57 PM
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The upgrade process will not touch the blockchain database or your wallet.

That said, always make backups of wallet.dat.

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