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Re: The system cannot find the file specified / Das System kann die angegebene Datei nicht finden

From: Stefan Bauer <stefan.bauer_at_informatik.tu-chemnitz.de>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 22:09:28 +0100

Am Freitag, 16. Januar 2009 09:56 schrieb
postmaster_at_tigris.org in
gmane.comp.version-control.subversion.tortoisesvn.user:

> Hello!
>
> I think, I have found a Bug in the Setup TSVN, Version 1.5.x:
>
> My System is
> WinXP,Sp3
>
> When installing TSVN, the user, who shall use TSVN in future, is
> temporarily granted admin-rights.
>
> TSVN is installed, after restart everything works fine.
>
> When you now take the admin-rights from that user, TSVN does not work any
> more.
>
> The menu-items are visible in the explorer, but when you try to use them,
> a messagebox("Error","The system cannot find the file specified") pops up.
>
> the cause is that TSVN cannot reach the following dirs in the registry:
> hklm/software/TortoiseSVN
> hkcu/software/TortoiseSVN
> and possibly
> hklm/software/TortoiseOverlays
>
> When you grant all rights (read/write...) for all users to these
> directoties, TSVN even works with normal user-rights. Maybe it is even
> enough, when you set them to "read" to the specified user, but i did not
> try that in detail yet.

You definitely pointed it out, thank you very much! I've had exactly the
same problem here, machine is WinXP Home + SP3.

My user account wasn't allowed to read hklm/software/Tortoise*. Giving it
read access solves the problem.

Tested TSVN 1.5.5 & 1.5.7

Greetings,
Stefan

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