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Re: [TSVN] Re: Context menu (almost) empty

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-09-24 23:56:15 CEST

Simon Gamble wrote:
> Stefan K√ľng <tortoisesvn <at> gmail.com> writes:
>
>
>>No, that can't work fine.
>>Please, please! If you upgrade, use the installer, then reboot.
>
>
> I tried the 1.2.2 isntaller but it made no difference - afterwards (and after
> the normal reboot) the about screen still showed 1.2.3. If I asked it to go and
> check for a newer version it said there wasn't any. [I discovered the commmand
> line, which is how I got to the about screen.]
>
> I'd just taken a normal Ghost backup of my system, so reasoned that a serious
> catastropy wouldn't be the end of the world and decided to give it whirl -
> normally I wouldn't dream of not using the installer. In this case, I also
> reasoned that trying this would show if some registry setting had been changed
> (by the 1.2.3 installer) and, hence, help to point at the source of my problem.
>
>
>>>Another thing I noticed is that there were no icons
>>
>>As I said: if you use the installer and reboot after the installation as
>>requested, then everything will be fine.
>
>
> There seems to be some miscommunication here: I /always/ use the installer AND
> do the reboot (I don't even elect to put it off, the installer does the reboot
> there and then). The ONE time I haven't is as noted above to try and figure out
> what's up. I assure you that not doing a reboot is /not/ the cause of this
> problem.

Try going to control panel -> Add/remove programs and remove TortoiseSVN
(multiple copies if necessary). Then reboot. Then reinstall 1.2.4 and
reboot again.

Out of interest, I have 2 items in my add/remove programs list too,
although I don't have this particular problem.

Also interestingly, neither of them has an icon there (see screenshot).

Simon

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