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Updating, Upgrading, and Moving Up
Windchill PDM Essentials can be upgraded in the following ways:
Updating to a New Maintenance Release
Installing Critical Patch Sets
Upgrading to a New Release of Windchill PDM Essentials
Moving Up to Windchill PDMLink
For more information, see Types of Windchill Releases.