I'm using Netbeans 7.1.1. Yesterday I checked Netbeans new version and got 7.1.2 version. Then I want to update Netbeans to version 7.1.2, but Netbeans doesn't auto detect previous version and remove it before install. And I don't wanna lose current projects data too! How to install Netbeans new version with remove previous version and keep projects data?
Per-project data is stored in a separate directory for each project; by default this directory is
Configuration applicable to NetBeans itself goes into your home directory by default; the uninstaller gives you the option of not deleting that, so do not check "NetBeans user directory" when uninstalling and you should be fine.