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I use TortoiseSVN on Windows Xp. But there's a process called tsvncache.exe which always runs in the background and specially locks USB drives.how do I prevent tsvncache from running? Do I need to disable the entire Tortoise shell extension.

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In TortoiseSVN Settings, under Icon Overlays, set your Status cache to either Shell or None. The dialog looks like this:

Set 'Status cache' to None to terminate the TSVNCache.exe process.

Good discussion here.

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Also you can disable it from running on USB drives, so you still get the advantages of it running on your main drives.

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how do i do that (disable it from running on USB drives)? – iceman Nov 14 '09 at 11:53
    
see this link for info on how to do that – koushik Jun 20 '11 at 10:26

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