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 +===== Explanation =====
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 +**This article covers the steps a Cyrious Tech would take to upgrade to Control 5.1 or 5.5 from 4.6.**
 +  - - Download 5.1 updater from [[http://​www.cyrioussoftware.com/​|cyrioussoftware.com]] (Save the file. Don't run it.)
 +  - - Determine what version to download (SQL ver, 32bit, 64bit, etc.)
 +  - - Stop the SSLIP
 +  - - Launch SQL and back up the database.
 +  - - Re-start SQL
 +  - - Run upgrade as administrator
 +  - - Choose Update Server
 +  - - Click Install
 +  - - Get License Key from Company Record in Control.
 +  - - Click OK
 +  - - Accept the License Terms. Click Next
 +  - - Enter a User Name and Company (whatever is appropriate) Click Next
 +  - - Verify the location of the existing Control installation. Click next.
 +  - - Click Next until Finished.
 +  - - Click Finish.
 +  - - Delete all shortcuts for the SSLIP.
 +  - - Replace shortcut on Desktop for new SSLIP
 +  - - Replace startup menu shortcut for new SSLIP
 +  - - Check old SSLIP_options file (if one exists) to see if any options need to be transferred to the Control_Options file.
 +  - - Launch SSLIP
 +  - - Launch Control
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 +**Test upgrade**
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 +- Edit and save an order
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 +- Preview a Estimate and a Invoice.
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 +- Test the Avalara connection (ping test in setup) (if applicable)
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