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ocPortal upgrade tool showed me about 2000 "outdated" files

I got a problem with ocPortal upgrade tool. It showed me that message: "These files are outdated (you can find the correct versions in the manual installer ZIP for the version you're running; ignore any files that you have knowingly replaced as official bug fixes):" and then about 2000 files listed.
Can anybody tell me what does than mean? If the files are useless or do I need replace them or what?
I merged already some templates, edited some css files so I cannot imagine how it would take to sort and upload about 2000 files manually.

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Dear Sweetheart,

(sorry, couldn't resist :P)

I would guess that either:
  1. the upgrade TAR did not fully expand
  2. or at some upgrade point an update from a newer version that you actually had was done, leaving some old files.

1 seems most likely, as slow servers can result in problems expanding.

You're best bet is to upload the contents of the upgrade TAR yourself manually.

A good FTP program should not take all that long if it can do multiple files in parallel.

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