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Re: Re: Suggestion for FAQ update

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2012 09:23:01 +0100

On 24 August 2012 06:43, Sven Uhlig <svenuhlig_at_web.de> wrote:
>> On 8/23/2012 12:37 PM, Stefan K√ľng wrote:
>> Perhaps said "security" application is also refusing to elevate the
>> user's permissions when he launches regedit.exe via "Run as administrator".
>>
>> I've been in the business for quite some time and never found myself
>> unable to edit any portion of the registry, provided that the Registry
>> Editor was launched with elevated ("true" Administrator) permissions.
>> After all, isn't that the point of Administrator permissions? To be able
>> to perform ANY action?
>
> There is more to windows registry than only normal user and administrator. There are also permissions for each key/directory. Right-click on the "directory" and you will see an entry "permissions" in the context menu. This allows you to set "full"/"read"/"special" access. You have to set the right permissions first, before you can edit the keys - even with an administrator account.
>
> See http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc728310(v=ws.10).aspx

Patrick, more questions.

Do you install for all users or just for you (I don't remember if we
still have that option)? Win32 or x64 installer?

Was an official 1.7.x release the first version of TortoiseSVN ever
installed on that PC? An earlier version? Did you ever install nightly
builds?

The FAQ refers to permissions on HKCR. Theses are actually a merged
view of the permissions in HKLM/Software/Classes and
HKCU/Software/Classes. So after a failed new install what do the
permissions of the TortoiseSVN entries look like in these 2 places?

Simon

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