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Re: Icon Overlays Still Showing Even After Tortoise SVN 1.5 uninstalled

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 18:58:44 +0100

Patrick Clark wrote:
> I am having two issues with Tortoise SVN on Windows XP SP3.
> First I have been using Tortoise SVN for quite some time with no
> issues. But then last Thursday, it started decorating every singe
> file on the file system (regardless of if it was managed by SVN or
> not).
> I decided to try uninstalling Tortoise SVN, however that did not fix
> the problem. After a reboot I still have the overlays on all icons
> (plus the windows explorer is sluggish). The context menu is gone,
> but icons are still overlayed and the explorer is still sluggish.
> I then ran the Tortoise CleanInstall.exe provided to take care of any
> registry entries. After a reboot the overlays are still there.
> I then used the MS TweakUI "Rebuild Icons" function. It did not take
> care of the issue either.
> So, now I am left with a system that does not have Tortoise SVN
> installed, but puts icon overlays like it does.
> Has anyone else had this issue and have a fix for it?

Make sure that no other Tortoise application is installed (e.g.
TortoiseCVS, TortoiseHg, ...).
If TSVN is not installed anymore, it can't be responsible for the overlays.


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Received on 2008-10-27 18:59:00 CET

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