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RE: Windows 7 - Unable to checkout / export

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 15:45:11 -0400

> 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

When I create a new folder on the root of c:\ in Win 7 as the owner I am given full rights to that folder.

Of course, if you are in a domain with policy setup to not do this, then I could see that happening. I have my dev root in my User's home folder.

BOb

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