On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 13:31, Bernt Ronningsbakk <bernt_at_juicehifi.com> wrote:
> I have used the latest Tortoise version for a couple of months. But on monday it had stopped working:
> "The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please sse the application event log for more detail."
> This is what the event viewer says:
> Activation context generation failed for "C:\Program Files\TortoiseSVN\bin\TSVNCache.exe".Error in manifest or policy file "" on line . A component version required by the application conflicts with another component version already active. Conflicting components are:. Component 1: C:\Windows\WinSxS\manifests\x86_microsoft.vc90.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_9.0.30729.4148_none_5090ab56bcba71c2.manifest. Component 2: C:\Windows\WinSxS\manifests\x86_microsoft.vc90.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_9.0.30304.0_none_d9c474bda3593bfa.manifest.
> I have uninstalled VS 2005 and the c++ executables for vS 2005 and 2008, but that didn't make any difference. I rolled back to an earlier Tortoise version. Apparently it works, but since I've been using the latest release I don't get commit and update access.
> I even tried to rename one of the conflicting files in the manifest folder, but that didn't make a difference either. I have no idea what's going on in the winsxs folder, but I understand that there are plenty of opportunities in there to basically destroy the operative system. So I didn't keep up with the experimentation.
> Please, anyone. I need help.
The very first hit on Google for "tortoisesvn" plus your error message
suggests reinstalling the appropriate VC2008 SP1 Redistributable (32
or 64 bit). Have you done this?
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Received on 2011-03-02 19:41:01 CET