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18.104.22.168. Upgrade from VirtueMart 1.0.x
If you're a user of VirtueMart 1.0.x (or mambo-phpShop >= 1.2 stable) you can easily update your existing shop.
Download the file VirtueMart_1.1.0-Manual_Installation_Package.tar.gz (or the .zip file if you have difficulties unpacking a .tar.gz file).
Unpack that archive using WinRAR or a similar Archive Software (7-zip).
You should now see some directories:
/mambots (/plugins for the Joomla! 1.5 version)
The directory structure in those directories is the same as in your Joomla!/Mambo site.
Open up an FTP Connection to your site, change to the root directory of your Joomla!/Mambo site and upload the directories.
The FileZilla FTP Client is a fabulous FTP client (Open Source!) and reports transfer errors, so you know if everything has been successfully uploaded or not.
You will probably have to confirm overwriting some existing files in these directories. An existing configuration file will not be overwritten.
Login in to the Joomla! / Mambo Administration (the so-called Backend). http://www.xxxxxx.com/administrator/
When having logged in, navigate to your VirtueMart. You should now see the "Installation was successful....[UPDATE MODE]..." Screen. There you can click on "UPDATE NOW" - do that now. Your database structure will be automatically updated.
Go to the Store Configuration Form (Admin => Configuration) and make all necessary adjustments. Make sure you Save the Configuration Form once you're done.
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http://virtuemart.net/documentation/Use ... grade.html