Upgrading from Visual Studio 2010 Professional to Visual
Studio 2010 Ultimate
Recently I needed to run the performance profiler on some
code but I was running Visual Studio 2010 Professional on my laptop and only
Visual Studio 2012 Premium and Ultimate have that feature.
So, I decided to upgrade.
One option I have is to uninstall Professional and install
Ultimate but that would remove all my settings, solutions and projects etc.
The best solution I found was, download the Web Installer
from MSDN (.exe) and direct run it.
When you run it direct, it will actually upgrade Visual
Studio 2012 Professional to Ultimate.
Here is the good part. All my settings and solutions are