How to find the process template name used to create the team project in TFS 2012?

by XDK 26. August 2013 18:49


Open Team project Web Access page

The project created using Scrum process template will have “Product Backlog Item” and “Bug” work items as Product Backlog Type

 The project created using Agile process template will have “User Story” work items as Product Backlog Type 

The project created using CMMI process template  will have  “Requirement” work items as Product Backlog  Type 


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Azure DevOps on-premises | TFS 2012

How to disable the work item moving to resolved state while associating to a checkin

by XDK 21. August 2013 20:11

Work Around

Change the following key value to “False”.


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Azure DevOps on-premises | TFS 2010 | TFS 2012 | Visual Studio 2010 | Visual Studio 2012

Unable to publish to HTML fields from Excel

by XDK 20. August 2013 21:45


HTML fields are only editable in Excel when the Work item is created. After the first revision has saved you can no longer edit it in Excel.

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Azure DevOps on-premises | TFS 2010 | TFS 2012

Generic trust failure error while installing KB2662296 package to Visual Studio SP1

by XDK 19. August 2013 12:43



The error was due to incorrect or missing CDP URLs


1. Open WIndows Command Prompt

2. Execute the following command

The above commands fetch the current CRL from the target URL and install it in this cert store to make it available for cert chain verification


Azure DevOps on-premises | TFS 2012 | Visual Studio 2010

TF80012: The document cannot be opened because there is a problem with the installation of the Microsoft Visual Studio v10.0 Team Foundation Office integration components.

by XDK 18. August 2013 11:51




1. Open Command Prompt Window as Administrator (Right click on CMD shortcut) 

2. Execute the follwoing command

Regsvr32 “C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\TFSOfficeAdd-in.dll”


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Azure DevOps on-premises | TFS 2010

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