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Re: Cannot update WC on Windows 7 x64

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 20:32:14 +0100

On 21.12.2010 20:09, Nick Gilbert wrote:
> On 21/12/2010 17:44, Stefan Küng wrote:
>> On 21.12.2010 13:40, Nick Gilbert wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I'm in the process of moving to a new machine so I've copied all my
>>> working copies to the same folder on my new machine (there are dozens of
>>> WCs and I didn't really want do go a fresh checkout of every single
>>> project and have to set everything up again - including unversioned
>>> files/data etc).
>>>
>>> However on the new machine (Windows 7 64bit) I cannot update any of the
>>> working copies as I get the following error:
>>>
>>> Error: Can't open file 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot\ceep\_svn\lock': Access is
>>> denied.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Is there some folder permission I need? I'm an administrator on the
>>> machine already and the Admins group has full permission on the whole
>>> folder tree from what I can see.
>> The admin group only has full access after an UAC prompt. You have to
>> add full access to yourself as the logged on user.
>
> To be honest I usually just UAC off, so perhaps that's why I've not run

That's a bad idea. You will run into various problems if you turn it
off. Apart of course from the fact that you lose the whole protection
UAC gives you.

> into that problem before! Why would I not have got a UAC prompt though?
> It was just failing on it's own.

Because an UAC prompt doesn't come automatically but has to be
requested. And of course, TSVN never requests one because it would be
very annoying to get that for every single TSVN command.
Just set the access rights correctly.

Stefan

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