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Re: The System cannot find the file specified

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 12:18:44 +0200

jibbs wrote:
> To answer some questions:
> I'm not using any third part explorers.
> I've uninstalled and reinstalled a few times...always restarting
> always restarting afterwards
> I've tried that current stable version as well as some past older
> versions.
> I am using the x64 edition.
> I am following my friends instruction to set it up. which are as
> follows.
> 1. Install tortoiseSVN.
> 2. Right click on my work folder and choose check out.....a new window
> should open up.
> This is as far as I can get. A new window doesn not open up on step 2.
> I just get that error. I get it for anything I select from the right
> click menu related to tortoiseSVN...even help.
> Can this application be used any other way besides from the right
> click menu?

Check the registry key HKLM\Software\TortoiseSVN\ProcPath
it should be a string value with the path to TortoiseProc.exe

If the string is not there or points somewhere else:
* make sure you install TSVN as administrator
* make sure you don't have any tools running/installed which prevent
writing to HKLM (some virus scanners are known to mess around there).


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Received on 2008-06-11 12:19:07 CEST

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