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If you do have a previous version installed, just note that there is a different command for updating the existing installation.
First go on over to the Fling website and grab the VIB file.
In a previous article, I blogged on how to update ESXi 4.0 to 4.1.
The pricipals I described could be applied to all updates of version 4 of ESXi / v Sphere that followed thereafter.