FIX: An update for Visual Studio 2010 SP1 is available to add compatibility support for Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012
This article describes a hotfix that is for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and that adds compatibility support for Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Service Preview. After you apply the hotfix, Visual Studio 2010 SP1 can connect to Visual Studio Team Foundation Service Preview. Additionally, this hotfix adds support for multiline test steps to Microsoft Test Manager 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1).
Note The following hotfix includes all the Team Foundation Client hotfixes that were released after Visual Studio 2010 SP1 was released.
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:
To apply this hotfix, you must have Visual Studio 2010 SP1 installed.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.