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Re: Overlay icons - strange behaviour on some Win7 x64

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 21:32:53 +0200

On 17.09.2009 09:27, Sebastian Grottel wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
>
> I am using tortoise svn for quite some time now and I never had any
> (bigger) problems.
>
> Recently I upgraded my two machines (business and private) to Windows 7
> (both x64).
>
> While my private machine just works fine (i.e. all overlay icons are
> showing like they should) on my business machine I get almost no overlay
> icons!
>
> Almost!
>
> All Icons for ignored files are shown.
>
> When I add files, they show the add icon.
>
> When I commit my changes the add icon disappears but no other overlay
> icon is shown.
>
> The “changed” overlay icon is shown for folders containing changed
> files, but only in the Treeview , not in the Listview of the explorer.
>
> Files do never show the “changed” icon.

Even if you hit F5 to refresh the view?

> Some Folders (like 2% or something) show the “changed” icon, if they
> contain changes.
>
> Many other folders containing changes, do not show the change icon.
>
> And that’s about it. No other overlay icons are shown!
>
> These are my overlay settings:
>
> The installations on my two machines are almost identically (one
> exception is the anti-virus: Kaspersky at home and Sophos at work).
>
> However, I used Sophos also on the previous Windows Vista x64
> installation on my business machine and tortoise worked like a charm.
>
> Both machines had their data (including the working copies) stored in a
> backup and copied back, after Windows 7 was installed.

If you copied the working copies back, then most likely the permissions
are messed up. Right-click on the top folder, choose "properties" from
the context menu (the explorer properties entry, not the one from TSVN).
Go to the "Security" tab, click on "Edit...". Select yourself (the user
as which you're logged on should be visible in the top list), then give
yourself "full control" in the bottom list, click "Apply".

If your user isn't listed, click on "Add..." and add yourself first.

Stefan

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