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Re: Microsoft.VC80.MFC not found error after installing latest version (1.4.7)

From: Werner F. Bruhin <werner.bruhin_at_free.fr>
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2008 19:33:00 +0100

Hi Mark,

Mark Irving wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 February 2008, Werner F. Bruhin wrote:
>> I can't use any of the TortoiseSVN option in the explorer and see the
>> following error in the Windows Application event log:
>> La création du contexte d´activation a échoué pour « C:\Program
>> Files\TortoiseSVN\bin\TortoiseProc.exe ». Assembly dépendant
>> Microsoft.VC80.MFC,processorArchitecture="x86",publicKeyToken="1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b",type="win32",version="8.0.50727.762"
>> introuvable. Utilisez sxstrace.exe pour un diagnostic détaillé.
>> Is this a known issue, and if yes what do I need to do to correct it.
> I hit a very similar issue when I installed 1.4.7 on my home
> computer. I think it means that TortoiseSVN needs the run-time
> libraries supplied with Visual Studio. I worked around the
> problem by searching the Microsoft Download Centre
> (www.microsoft.com/downloads) for
> "Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 Redistributable Package"
> and installing it. There are three versions, for ordinary 32-bit
> Windows (x86), and for X64 and IA64 as well.
> I think the TortoiseSVN installer should have included these
> libraries (as merge modules?) but I don't know enough about
> installers to know whether this is easy or difficult to do for
> future versions of TortoiseSVN.
I am on Windows Vista and I got it fixed by login as administrator and
running the installation again and selecting "Repair".

Maybe the installer could be changed to ensure that one is logged in as
admin, or at least give a warning. Or if it is there then just ignore
this ignorant user :-)


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