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Upgrading lower versions of Worry-Free Business Security (WFBS) to version 7.0

    • Updated:
    • 24 Nov 2016
    • Product/Version:
    • Worry-Free Business Security Standard/Advanced 5.1
    • Worry-Free Business Security Standard/Advanced 6.0
    • Worry-Free Business Security Standard/Advanced 7.All
    • Platform:
    • Windows 2003 Datacenter Server
    • Windows 2003 Enterprise Server
    • Windows 2003 Home Server
    • Windows 2003 Small Business Server
    • Windows 2003 Standard Server Edition
    • Windows 2003 Storage Server
    • Windows 2003 Web Server Edition
    • Windows 2008 Datacenter Server
    • Windows 2008 Enterprise Server
    • Windows 2008 Essential Business Server
    • Windows 2008 Small Business Server
    • Windows 2008 Standard Server Edition
    • Windows 2008 Storage Server
    • Windows 2008 Web Server Edition
    • Windows 7 32-bit
    • Windows 7 64-bit
    • Windows Vista 32-bit
    • Windows Vista 64-bit
    • Windows XP Professional
This article shows you the recommended steps for upgrading lower versions of WFBS to version 7.0.
The following versions can upgrade to WFBS 7.0:
  • WFBS 5.0/5.1 Standard/Advanced
  • WFBS 6.0 Standard/Advanced
  • WFBS 6.0 Service Pack (SP) 1 Standard/Advanced
  • WFBS 6.0 SP2 Standard/Advanced
  • WFBS 6.0 SP3 Standard/Advanced
To upgrade lower versions of WFBS to version 7.0, do the following:
  1. Back up the Security Server database. Refer to this solution: Files to back up before upgrading to WFBS.
    Note: All files are automatically backed up in C:\trend_backup when upgrading to WFBS 6.0 SP2 and above.
  2. To begin the upgrade, do one of the following on the old WFBS Security Server:
    • Insert the installation CD on a disk drive.
    • Download the installer from the Trend Micro Download Center to the server and launch the installer.
  3. Click Next when you see the Welcome to the Install Shield Wizard for Trend Micro Installation page.
  4. Accept the license agreement terms, then click Next. The setup detects that you have a previous version of the product.
  5. Click Next to upgrade.
  6. When the upgrade is finished, do one of the following:
    • Read the readme file.
    • Open the WFBS console.
  7. Click Finish.
    Note: All previous settings will be retained after upgrading to this version. The Messaging Security Agent and Client Server Security Agent will upgrade automatically.
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