I work on commercial (windows) desktop application that is subjected to frequent changes, and is installed on multiple locations. Application should only be available to existing users. Until now each change was applied through downloaded installer. I would like to create some form of automatic update architecture.

I would like to know is there some built in windows solution to that problem, either through windows or .NET framework?

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The usual way to do this is to update an application that is packaged into a Windows installer msi using group policy. Its quite easy to do as long as you're a doman admin in an AD domain.

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