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Re: Windows 7 - Unable to checkout / export

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 21:51:15 +0200

On 29.09.2010 21:45, Bob Archer wrote:
>> 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.

Create a new folder. Then check the permissions: the checkbox for "full
permission" is missing, even though you have the permissions for write.
But you don't have the permission to change the permissions.

At least if UAC is turned on, which is the default (I even have mine set
to the highest level).

Stefan

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