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I keep getting alerts that a new update package is available for Notepad++, but when I click "Yes", it jumps really quickly to 100% and never downloads anything.

Anyone else?

Update

I currently have v5.3.1.0 installed.

Update 2

Okay, just downloaded a new executable from sourceforge and installed. That did the trick. Hopefully, it was just a bug in the updater program for 5.3.1.0.

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no, i just get a curl error lol –  JT.WK Feb 3 '10 at 22:15
    
I also experienced this, I just went to the web site and downloaded the latest version and installed that manually. –  ChrisF Feb 3 '10 at 22:57
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Not sure what version you are running, but I just updated to v5.6.6, and in the release notes under v5.6.3, it mentions the fixing of an 'Auto-Updater' bug.

Maybe just download the entire executable again to get past the broken version.

hope this helps.

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What version are you using? I didn't think Notepad++ had an auto-updater built in, at least I can't see anything that would lead me to believe it did in v4.1.2.

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i'm using 5.6.2 and it has one, under the '?' menu. –  JT.WK Feb 3 '10 at 22:32
    
Wow.. guess I'm way behind on my updates. Looks like that will be a useful feature for me :) –  heavyd Feb 3 '10 at 22:37
    
@JT.WK, using v5.3.1.0. –  devuxer Feb 3 '10 at 22:51
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I had the same problem... Just uninstall, scoop the latest installer from the website, then re-install.

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