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Re: Windows 7 / Windows 2008, UAC, IIS8

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2010 19:13:57 +0100

On 30.12.2010 19:08, Ross J Presser wrote:
>> Define "properly supporting UAC" please.
> "properly supporting UAC" = a configuration setting that, when
> checked, tells TortoiseSVN (the explorer context menu handler) to
> launch TortoiseProc.exe as elevated.
> I'm willing to put up with the incessant UAC prompts.
> For those who claim I'm doing something wrong with NTFS access:
> My Windows account is a member of the Administrators group. When this
> is the case, files created by processes running with elevated privs
> are owned by the Administrators group, not by the account itself.
> Other non-elevated processes (such as TortoiseSVN) therefore do not
> have access to the files.

I too am part of the Admin group, and I have no problems at all.

> Believe me, this has been debugged to death. See here
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/251109/tortoisesvn-and-windows-server-2008-user-account-control
> "If files are created by a user/process that is in the local
> administrators group, those files are owned by the group, not the
> user and can only be modified with elevated privileges. Yes that is
> totally insane, but that's the way Microsoft did it."

No, that's not quite true. Just add your own account to the parent
folder (or drive) and give it full access. New files will inherit those
access tokens and you will have full access to those new files as well.


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