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Re: Context menus don't show up

From: Milen A. Radev <milen_at_radev.net>
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2008 15:17:31 +0300

2008/10/9 Milen A. Radev <milen_at_radev.net>:
> 2008/10/9 Peter Anema <anema_at_scarlet.nl>:
>> I am desperately trying to install TortoiseSVN but the context menu's
>> don't show up. Neither do the explorer menu's. The icon overlays do
>> show.
>>
>> This is the second time I'm installing TortoiseSVN on this computer. The
>> first time succeeded with no problem. I had to clean up my computer and
>> reinstall windows XP and since then I can't get TortoiseSVN to run.
>>
>> I'm running Windows XP SP3 on a Toshiba Tecra Laptop. I've read the FAQ
>> which suggests that I might be running the 32bit version when I need the
>> 64 bit. I (think) have a 32 bit machine and anyway the 64bit installer
>> doesn't work with the message that the 32 bit version of the installer
>> should be used. I'm sure I have administrator rights during
>> installation. I've de-installed, repaired and installed the package
>> several times with no success.
>>
>> Please, can anyone help. I'm running out of options. Thanks.
>
> If you've installed TSVN as admin but you work under a user account,
> check under which account TSVNCache.exe runs. If it's under admin
> account, log as admin again, stop it (kill it), log-off and browse a
> WC in Explorer (so to force TSVN to start TSVNCache.exe under the
> current, user account).

On second thought that will resolve the problem with the missing
overlays which you don't have, but not the problem with the missing
context menu, which you actually have.

Try to install TSVN second time but under your user account this time.

-- 
Milen A. Radev
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