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Re: Suggestion for FAQ update

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 08:38:23 +0100

On 22 August 2012 22:32, Patrick Hartman <Patrick.Hartman_at_newbalance.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have spent the last day fighting with getting context menu’s to work with
> Windows 7 x64. When trying to update the registry key in the steps that the
> FAQ outlines (http://tortoisesvn.net/faq.html#nomenus), I never able to have
> permission to add myself. Tried logging in as my user, giving my user
> administrator access, logging in as domain administrator and logging in as
> computer administrator – all gave the error that I had insufficient
> privileges to add myself with allow all access on that key.
> The workaround to finally allow me to fix that key and fix the context menus
> where to download Sysinternals PsTools
> (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896649) and launch
> regedit with the following command:
> PsExec.exe -i -d -s c:\windows\regedit.exe
> This gives you full permissions in the registry to allow you to fix
> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/*/shellex/ContextMenuHandlers/TortoiseSVN. Might not hurt
> to add that to the FAQ in case others experience the same challenge.

Thanks for the tip. I'll add that to the FAQ.


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