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How to Update Duplicate Remover to Latest Version

There are several steps to take into consideration when updating to the latest Duplicate Remover version:

  • Current Duplicate Remover version number
  • Checking if an update is available
  • Duplicate Remover license validity
  • Updating methods

In this article, we will discuss all these points.

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Why is it important to keep the Duplicate Remover version up to date?

Because of outside factors like Microsoft Outlook or Windows version changes, Duplicate Remover needs to change as well to keep up. With each new Duplicate Remover version, new functionalities can be introduced, bugs fixed, and old functionalities discontinued. Most importantly - we do not provide support for old releases as part of our general policy. 

A new version of Duplicate Remover is released every few months unless there is urgency and a need for a patched build.

How to check the current Duplicate Remover version number

Step 1. Launch the Outlook application. Click on the Duplicate Remover tab in the main Outlook ribbon and click the About button.  

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In the About window, you will see the version of the application written at the top.

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You can also check the Duplicate Remover version in Apps and Features.

Step 1. Right-click the Windows Start button and select the Apps and Features option.

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Step 2. In the Apps and Features window, locate the 4Team Duplicate Remover application and click on it. The version number will be visible there.

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You can also check the Duplicate Remover version history page. Inside you will see the latest version number at the top of the list.

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How to check if an update is available

Step 1. Launch the Outlook application. Click on the Duplicate Remover tab in the main Outlook ribbon and click the About button. 

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Step 2. In the About window, click the Check for Update button and select the Check for updates now option from the drop-down menu.

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You will be redirected to a Duplicate Remover web page where you will see if an update is available. If an update is available, you will see download options. 

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If you have the latest version already, there will be nothing new to download.

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How to check license validity before updating Duplicate Remover to the latest version

It is very important that your Duplicate Remover license is valid if you want to update to the latest Duplicate Remover version. If you try to update with an expired license, Duplicate Remover will revert to a Free version.

Step 1. Open up your browser and go to the 4Team Members Area page. Log in to your 4Team Members account.

Step 2. Once logged into your account, click the My Activations option located on the left side of the page.  

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Step 3. On the My Activations page, you will find your activation keys and you will be able to see your license Status.

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How to update Duplicate Remover to the latest version

There are two most commonly used methods to update Duplicate Remover: updating via the Duplicate Remover app itself, or uninstalling the old Duplicate Remover version and installing a new one.

Method #1

Step 1. Launch the Outlook application. Click on the Duplicate Remover tab in the main Outlook ribbon and click the About button. 

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Step 2. In the About window, click the Check for Update button and select the Check for updates now option from the drop-down menu.

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You will be redirected to a Duplicate Remover web page where you will see if an update is available. If an update is available, you will see download options.

Step 3. Click the Install Update button.

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Step 4. A setup file will be downloaded. Wait for the download to finish and run the setup file when ready. If you cannot find where the setup was downloaded, press the CTRL+J combination in your browser to open the Downloads page.

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Step 5. The setup will ask if you want to perform an upgrade of Duplicate Remover. Click the Yes button.

Step 6. Follow the setup wizard until the installation is complete.

Method #2

The second method involves uninstalling the old Duplicate Remover version via Apps and Features and then downloading and installing the latest Duplicate Remover version directly from the www.duplicate-remover.com website.

Step 1. Uninstall the current 4Team Duplicate Remover application you have via Settings > Apps > Select 4Team Duplicate Remover application and Uninstall. 

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Step 2. Visit the Duplicate Remover website and click the Download button at the top of the page.

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Step 3. On the Downloads page, click the More Download Links option.

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Step 4. Close the 'Thank you for downloading the Duplicate Remover' popup or subscribe if you haven't already.

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Step 5. Select the correct download link for your Outlook's bit version. To find out what bit version of Outlook you have, please follow the How to find Outlooks bit version article.

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Step 6. A setup file will be downloaded with x64 or x86 at the end of its name to help you distinguish the setup file from the one downloaded previously. Make sure you run the installation of the new file with a longer name. 

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Note: x64 is for 64-bit Outlook and x86 is for 32-bit systems.

Step 7. Run the installation file, follow the installation wizard and finish installing the Duplicate Remover application.

Tips:

  • It's always a good idea to re-check the Duplicate Remover version after an update to make sure it's the latest one.
  • Do not update Duplicate Remover to the latest version unless your Duplicate Remover license is valid.
  • Make sure you install the correct bit version of Duplicate Remover to match Outlook's bit version.
  • Duplicate Remover does not auto-update. Updates always need to be done manually.

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