If you are using the Right Click Tools for Configuration Manager, I will demonstrate the steps to upgrade Right Click Tools to the latest version in a few easy steps.
Recast Software regularly updates the Right Click Tools and their other products. You can check the changelog for each update to see what has been improved upon or fixed.
Customers can update the Recast products to the most recent version by following a few easy steps. Upgrading to the latest release of Right Click Tools lets you take advantage of new features, performance improvements, and bug fixes.
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If you are running an older version of Right Click Tools in your setup, upgrading them to the latest version is always recommended. When you upgrade Right Click Tools, the upgraded version contains new features, improvements, and fixes over the previous release.
If you haven’t tried the Recast software products, you can get a quote for your enterprise. If you need any clarification about Recast Team’s products, I suggest getting in touch with them.
Recast Software Update Notification for Right Click Tools
Whenever there is an update for any of the Recast software products, for instance, Right Click Tools, customers will see a Recast Software Update notification upon launching the Right Click Tools.
The below screenshot shows an example of a Recast software update notification. A new version of Right Click Tools is available. The release notes contain the list of all the new features, bug fixes, and improvements.
In my ConfigMgr lab, I am running an older version of Right Click Tools 4.8.2207.1001. I will be upgrading the Right Click Tools to the latest version, which is 4.9.2207.1301.
Steps to Upgrade Right Click Tools
Let’s look at the procedure to upgrade Right Click Tools to the latest version. First, you have to log in to the Recast Software portal and download the latest version of Right Click Tools.
Sign in to the Recast Software Portal and on the dashboard, you should see the current versions of your active subscriptions. Click on the download icon to get the latest version of RCT which is 4.9.2207.1301.
Copy this new RCT installer on to the server which has the older version of Right Click Tools installation. Double-click the RCT installation file.
Note: You don’t have to uninstall the older version of Right Click Tools to perform the upgrade. Simply run the new RCT installer and setup wizard will upgrade the installation to latest version.
On the Welcome screen of Right Click Tools setup wizard, click Next.
In this step, you can either sign in with your Recast Software account to download the license or use the Browse for License option and select a valid license file. This step verifies if you are licensed to use the Right Click Tools in your organization. Click Install.
Close the Right Click Tools setup wizard.
Verify Right Click Tools Version
After the RCT upgrade, you may want to check the version. There are many ways to verify the installed version of Right Click Tools. I’ll demonstrate the simplest technique; click Start, and then, to open the tool, type “Configure Recast RCT” into the search box. The upgraded tool’s version, which is 4.9.2207, can be found in the General tab. This confirms that we have successfully upgraded Right Click Tools to the latest version.
In Programs and Features, you can check the installed version of Right Click Tools to see if the upgrade has been successful. After updating the RCT, the Server does not need to be restarted.