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Re: Cannot install current version due to active Windows Explorer

From: Matt Doran <matt.doran_at_papercut.biz>
Date: 2007-07-10 08:59:49 CEST

Benjam wrote:
> When I try to install the current version of TortoiseSVN in Vista, I get an
> error that it cannot continue because some files it needs to access are in use
> by Windows Explorer.
> Unfortunately, as you may know, I cannot kill the Windows Explorer process to
> release those files to the install program lest I lose the ability to do
> anything on the computer, which includes install the current version of
> TortoiseSVN.
I had the same problem. I just killed the explorer process, completed
the installation of TSVN, and then restarted "explorer.exe" using Task
Manager's "New Task..." button.

It's hardly a user friendly option though. :(

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Received on Tue Jul 10 08:59:27 2007

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