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Re: Hang on Windows XP SP3 -- a better fix!

From: Hedley Finger <hfinger_at_handholding.com.au>
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2008 08:31:59 +1000

Hedley Finger wrote:
>> A similar thing happens to me and it has been happening since I
>> installed TortoiseSVN 1.4.6 I believe...
> Me, too. TortoiseSVN 1.5.2 and Windows XP SP3 (AMD Athlon 3200+
> 64-bit processor @ 2.01 GHz, 2 Gb ram).
>> In my case the explorer process goes into an infinite 'active loop'
>> and uses up as much processing power as it can get its grubby little
>> hands on. Special Windows keyboard shortcuts still work though.
> Mouse clicks and keyboard events queued and then executed after a
> considerable delay, sometimes 45 sec or more.
>> The workaround I use is to start the task manager (Ctrl+Shift+ESC)
>> and kill and restart the explorer process but I'm still hoping
>> someone will clean up this bug. :-(
> I killed TsvnCache.exe and any TsvnProc.exe's that were running which
> also solved the problem. (But the TortoiseSVN entries in the context
> menu are still there, even though I can't see any obvious process
> running them, and they still respond. Hmmmmm!)

After installing Service Pack 3, I then activated Windows Update and
checked for additional updates. Sure enough, there were several posted
after the SP3 CD had been burnt by Microsoft. Downloading and
installing these seems (crossed fingers) to have fixed the problem.


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Received on 2008-08-07 00:32:06 CEST

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