21 Oct 2008
20 May 2011
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This worked just fine. I did the upgrade on my development machine without copying the database down from Azure. I then manually deleted System.Windows.dll from the bin directory (even though copy local was false). This avoids the 'Unable to load one or more of the requested types. Retrieve the LoaderExceptions property for more information'' exception.
Then I zipped up the App_Data/RadSpell, bin, ClinetBin, NewsletterTemplates, and Sitefinity folders. Also the following files in root: CountryCenterLocations.config, Default.aspx, Silverlight.js, wlwmanifest.xml, web.config. I of course manually merged the new web.config with the old one.
Then, I uploaded this zip file to my Azure instance, and unzipped its contents to a temporary folder. Then I copied all the files in the zip to E:\sitesroot\0 on the instance. Finally, I copied the new Sitefinity.lic to E:\sitesroot\0\App_Data\Sitefinity. Then you just run the home page and wait. Admin worked fine too.