Do I need to hard reset for every release?

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I am sorry if this has been asked before but do I need to hard reset for each Merlin release? For example, there is now 386.1.2...if I go from 386.1 to 386.1.2, do I need a hard reset or can I just update? I ask because I took the time to rename all my devices and add custom icons to them. I am really hoping I dont need to redo all that. I also understand that if I restore from backup, it is not a "true" reset. Any advice you can give would be great. Thank you so much!

Jeffrey Young

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Merlin usually posts release notes with each release. In those notes, he usually says when a hard reset is required. Your best bet is to start there.

In your specific case, moving from 386.1 to 386.1_2 should not require a full reset. But, as always, you should be prepared to one if problems arise after the update.

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