[cvsnt] Re: CVSNT and Windows XP Service Pack 2

Robin Strahan noprobsucd at hotmail.com
Sun Oct 31 13:54:23 GMT 2004

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There's a virus scanner included with SP2??? Don't think so.

Maybe you mean the firewall. If so you'll need to allow CVS to pass through 

Read here for info:

 or here



"Oliver Plohmann" <oliver at plohmann.com> wrote in message 
news:mailman.2382.1099227830.21094.cvsnt at cvsnt.org...
> Hello!
> I had CVS working well on my machine with Window XP Professional. After I
> installed the Windows XP Service Pack 2 CVS did not work anymore. I'm sure
> that the Windows XP Service Pack 2 was the problem, because after I
> uninstalled it CVS was working again well. I guess the problem was that
> Windows XP Service Pack 2 contains a virus scanner that blocks CVS. I had
> such a problem earlier with McAffee VirusScan. I then changed to the 
> Norton
> virus scanner and CVS worked again. I have meanwhile spent some time 
> playing
> with the virus scanner in the Windows XP Service Pack 2 to make CVS 
> coexist
> with it. For the time being I have given up. Is there somebody out there 
> who
> has already mentioned to get CVS to work with the Windows XP Service Pack 
> 2
> or is there already an entry concerning the matter in some CVS FAQ?
> Thanks for any answers, Oliver Plohmann

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