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OT: Unlocker -- Greatest Thing Since Sliced Brea^H^H TSVN [was Re: TSVNCache]

From: Nathan Kidd <nathan-svn_at_spicycrypto.ca>
Date: 2007-05-28 18:03:06 CEST

Norbert Unterberg wrote:
> 2007/2/10, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com>:
>> Dieter Kuhn wrote:
>>
>> > I recently got across the following issue (WinXP, SVN 1.4.3):
>> >
>> > When attaching an USB-Harddrive, copying something on it and trying
>> > to unplug, Windows doesn't allow to do so.
...
>
> I am currently having the same problem as Dieter: I can not remove a
> USB harddisk becasue TSVNCache keeps the handles open.

This is somewhat unrelated, but I can't help but point out the amazingly
useful utility, Unlocker: http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/

Any time you get an "Access denied" type error it will pop up a dialog
showing you which apps have the file locked and you can immediately
close the file handles (presuming you understand what the consequences
may be). If you can't unmount a drive, you can right click the drive,
run the Unlocker context menu and again you get a nice list of who's
using what (particularly handy with TSVNcache <-> TrueCrypt interaction).

-Nathan

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