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Re: Access is denied after windows reinstallation

From: John Wilkinson <john.wilk161c5_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2010 12:50:09 -0800 (PST)

On 28 Feb, 11:04, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On 27.02.2010 21:00, John Wilkinson wrote:
>
>
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> > On 26 Feb, 21:01, Andy Levy<andy.l..._at_gmail.com>  wrote:
> >> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 15:28, John Wilkinson
>
> >> <john.wilkinso..._at_yahoo.com>  wrote:
> >>> I am usingtortoisesvnat home for a personal open source project. Everything worked fine until I reinstalled WindowsXP. The repository was on my second disk that was untouched by thereinstallation. Now if I try to commit I get the message:
>
> >>> "Can't open file ;G:\svn\db\txn-current-lock': Access is denied."
>
> >>> I would think it is a user account problem, there is some subtle difference in my old user account to my new one although I have kept the same user name. I have spent some time googling but have found no solution.
>
> >> The user name may be the same but permissions are based on the user
> >> account's SID. Do you have NTFS permissions applied to the
> >> drive/folder in the first place? Did you add and antivirus program
> >> which wasn't there before, or change antivirus programs?
>
> > I don't think I have  NTFS permissions applied. I am not sure how to
> > check this but if I right click on a file there is no "security" tag.
> > I am using the same anti-virus program as previously, Kaspersky.
>
> If you don't see the 'security' tab, you most likely have the home
> version of Windows.
> Boot into safe mode, there the 'security' tab is available also in those
> versions. Then add yourself with full access to all the folders.

Thanks, that fixed it.

John

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