Do I need to install WMF4 in between when upgrading from WMF3 to WMF5?

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  • #35733

    Koen Nijs

    Hi all,

    I'm having a number of machines (Win7 x64, W2k8R2) with WMF3 (and .NET 4.5) which I need to upgrade to WMF5.
    The WMF5 Download page ( states that .NET 4.5 and WMF4 are prerequisits for WMF5. But when I upgrade WMF3 directly to WMF5, everything seems to be working. $psversiontable gives a correct result.
    My question, it is really necessary to install WMF4 in between. Upgrading WMF3 directly to WMF5 would be a lot easier and saves me from an extra reboot, which makes things less time consuming and simple. Will I be missing functionality or modules, or something like that?

    Extra information: I'm using the February 24th release package from WMF5.

    Thanks in advance!

  • #35774

    David Jones

    WMF4 is a requirement for WMF5

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