# Re: TortoiseSVN1.5.0 crashes Windows Explorer and PowerDesk

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 19:24:09 +0200

Jack MacDonald wrote:
> Had been using SVN1.4.8 successfully for a long time.
> Updated to 1.5.0 (TortoiseSVN-1.5.0.13316-win32-svn-1.5.0.msi)
> Right-clicking any folder causes Windows Explorer or PowerDesk Pro 7.0.1.1 to crash.
> Un-installed 1.5.0 and re-installed 1.4.8, and the problem disappeared.
>
> I applied the Registry tweak from http://tortoisesvn.net/powerdesk_crash
>
> O/S is Windows Vista Home Premium, SP1
>
>
>
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> I had upgraded to 1.5.0 to resolve a problem with 1.4.8.
> - had been using 1.4.8 successfully
> - I use exactly ONE SVN repository: http://svn.MapWindow.org/svnroot/MapWindow4Dev/Bin
> - the local folder was c:\program files\MapWindow
> - the SVN Update command suddenly started reporting that a folder was locked or
> duplicated. It would NOT update the local folder
> - creating a folder outside of c:\program files and locating the local version in that folder
> worked successfully
> - I suspect recent update to Windows Vista caused the problem to occur. Note: it is NOT the
> SP1 update causing this problem because the system worked properly for some time after
> applying SP1.

http://kb.avanquestusa.com/al/12/1/article.aspx?aid=4030&tab=search&bt=4&r=

I got myself a copy of PowerDesk 7 and tried to debug the problem, but
the problem is definitely in PowerDesk and not in TSVN. Which means
there's nothing I can do about it.

Please report back whether that patch works for you or not.

Stefan

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