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using System.Threading.Tasks;
using Squirrel;
static async Task Main()
var licenseToken = "lic-6171564a4a59e5f3879c0584ebe92ce3v3";
var releases =
using (var mgr = new UpdateManager(releases))
await mgr.UpdateApp();

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