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Hello -  I purchased and downloaded version 2.0 soon after it was available.  Somehow, it didn't replace version 1.10 with version 2.0 on my desktop, but installed along with the existing version. The desktop shortcut goes to version 1.10, I use the Start button to get to the 2.0 ikon.  If I use windows file explorer to find an image and click on it, it loads version 1.10.  I don't want both versions, what's the best way to clean this up?

Windows 11.

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You can uninstall V1 if you want, using the Windows Settings app (select Apps & Features) or (I think) by right-clicking on it in the Start menu and choosing Uninstall.

The V2 FAQ tells you how you can get a desktop shortcut if you really want one: 

or you should be able to right-click on a file and choose Open with and select Photo 2 to Open it in that application.

 

-- Walt
Designer, Photo, and Publisher V1 and V2 at latest retail and beta releases
PC:
    Desktop:  Windows 11 Pro, version 23H2, 64GB memory, AMD Ryzen 9 5900 12-Core @ 3.00 GHz, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 

    Laptop:  Windows 11 Pro, version 23H2, 32GB memory, Intel Core i7-10750H @ 2.60GHz, Intel UHD Graphics Comet Lake GT2 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU.
iPad:  iPad Pro M1, 12.9": iPadOS 17.3, Apple Pencil 2, Magic Keyboard 
Mac:  2023 M2 MacBook Air 15", 16GB memory, macOS Sonoma 14.3

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1 hour ago, Snapshot said:

Somehow, it didn't replace version 1.10 with version 2.0 on my desktop, but installed along with the existing version.

FWIW, this is by design, so that by itself is not an indication of a bug or issue with your system.

All 3 1.10.8, & all 3 V23.0 Mac apps; 2020 iMac 27"; 3.8GHz i7, Radeon Pro 5700, 32GB RAM; macOS 10.15.7
Affinity Photo 
1.10.8; Affinity Designer 1.108; & all 3 V2 apps for iPad; 6th Generation iPad 32 GB; Apple Pencil; iPadOS 15.7

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