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Re: No UI appears after a new install of 1.6.2

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 23:34:40 +0100

2009/5/13 mipper <evanscliff_at_gmail.com>:
> I have a very strange problem.  A colleague who had quite happily been using
> 1.5.8 version of subversion updated to version 1.6.2 which appeared to go
> fine.  Once this was done a right click on an existing local copy produced
> the expected context menu but selecting any of the menu items resulted in a
> big, fat nothing.  No dialog of any kind could be coaxed out of the menu at
> all.  Tried checking out a fresh copy but got the same behaviour.
>
> My immediate thought was to remove Tortoise and re-install which I did.  No
> difference.  Un-installed, removed all Tortoise related directories, and
> removed all references in the registry.  Re-installed.  Still nothing.
>
> Checked that the TortoiseProc process appeared when a menu item was selected
> - appeared (or at least I think it was that process, but it wasn't around
> for very long.)
>
> At this point I un-installed once more and installed 1.6.1 which I and some
> others have successfully runing on the same repository.  No change at all.
>
> I'm assuming that something's got screwed up in the registry with the shell
> integration (though, as I say, the menus all appear correctlly)  I've been
> hunting around for some sort of debug output I might be able to coax out of
> Tortoise but the only thing I can come up with is the debug setting in the
> registry which isn't helping as it displays its output on the dialogs which
> I can't get to.
>
> Has anyone come across this behaviour before?  How do I track down what's
> happening?
>
> Any help greatfully appreciated.

Did you reboot between uninstall and re-install?

To clean up the registry try this tool:
http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/files/documents/406/27146/ClearInstall.exe

Simon

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