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Re: Windows 7 - Unable to checkout / export

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 19:09:04 +0200

On 27.09.2010 10:22, Mohammad Alauddin wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am using Windows 7 - 32 bit, unfortunately unable to do SVN
> checkout/export, receive the error below:
>
> "Can't create directory 'c:\test\project-name\.svn': Access is
> denied"
>
> Works fine on my XP machine. Manually I can create folder, so thought
> could be the UAC issue, tried with disabling UAC but no luck.

You have to manually add yourself (the user you're logged in) to the
folder with full access.
On Win7, the C:\ drive root has limited access rights for all users, and
subfolders automatically inherit those limited access rights.

Stefan

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