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Re: Can tortoise be made to not autostart?

From: Lorenz <lorenznl_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:59:36 +0000

Bob Archer wrote:

>> Can tortoise be made to not autostart?
>> I've seen the hacks for the registry.. That really isn't a suitable solution.
>> I just want to know if I can turn tortoise on/off manually without uninstalling
>> it?
>> I'd rather start and run it manually rather than having it autostart.
>> Thanks
>What is the problem you are trying to solve. TSVN only runs when you use a menu item.
>However, the status cache runs all the time. You can change the
>status cache setting to none, so it never runs. This means the
>overlays will only be updated if you press F5 in Explorer or do a
>cleanup and select "refresh overlays".
>But, setting it to none effectively does what you ask.

yes and no 8-)

there will be no background process, but the shell extentions (overlay
handler, context menu, ...) are still loaded and active.

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Received on 2014-04-16 08:59:43 CEST

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