However, this does not work unless the old and new versions contain exactly the same files! The exact error message seems to vary, in my case I got the following message and the new versions were not installed:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "d:\home\blenders\blender-2.93\2.93\scripts\startup\bl_operators\userpref.py", line 668, in execute
File "d:\home\blenders\blender-2.93\2.93\python\lib\zipfile.py", line 1633, in extractall
self._extract_member(zipinfo, path, pwd)
File "d:\home\blenders\blender-2.93\2.93\python\lib\zipfile.py", line 1687, in _extract_member
open(targetpath, "wb") as target:
PermissionError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: 'C:\\Users\\Comsol\\AppData\\Roaming\\Blender Foundation\\Blender\\2.93\\scripts\\addons\\mhx_rts\\animation.py'
Then type "mhx" in the search field and enable the MHX Runtime System if you want to.
- Disable the add-ons.
- Quit Blender.
- Erase the old add-ons from disk.
- Start Blender.
- Install the new add-ons from the zip file.
- Enable the add-ons.