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Can’t upgrade NuGet in Visual Studio 2010 SP1

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I’ve been able to upgraded NuGet successfully sometimes and other times I’ve had to uninstall and reinstall to make it work. Very annoying.

Today it happened again and looking in the intallation log I saw: “The signature on the update version of ‘NuGet Package Manager’ does not match the signature on the installed version”.

I hunted around and found the solution: Install this VS hotfix –

See “Known Installation Issue” at

Thanks to for the post that led me to this.


Written by gsdwriter

June 5, 2012 at 2:58 pm

Posted in Visual Studio

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