You received error message: Patch does not apply, or is blocked by another condition on your computer

Article ID: 2600847 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

When you install a patch to Visual Studio 2010 SP1 or Team Foundation System 2010 SP1, you may receive the following error message from the Installation Wizard:

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KB (number) does not apply, or is blocked by another condition on your computer.
 
 
The installation will stop after you press the "Cancel" button.

CAUSE

The error is usually displayed because the user does not have installed on their systems the products targeted by the patch.

RESOLUTION

To resolve the issue:
  • Verify that you have the correct product installed on your system (Visual Studio 2010, or Team Foundation Server 2010).
  • Verify that you have installed the latest Service Pack released for the product (Service Pack 1).
  • Verify from the original KB article at http://support.microsoft.com that your system meets all the requirements.
  • Verify that you have enough space free in your system required to download and decompress and install the patch.
  • If needed, review the installation log file (HTML format) in your %TEMP% directory to verify if a different error was logged.
Prerequisites
Product of the product family Visual Studio 2010 or Team Foundation Server 2010 with Service Pack 1 applied

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about specific for troubleshooting patch installation issues on Team Foundation Server you can read the following knowledge base article: How to troubleshoot installation problems for Team Foundation Server 2010 SP1 and for later updates.

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Article ID: 2600847 - Last Review: August 23, 2011 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Premium
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Remote Debugger
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Shell (Integrated)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Shell (Isolated)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Software Development Kit
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate
  • Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Microsoft Office Runtime
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team Agents 2010
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team Explorer Everywhere 2010
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team Explorer Everywhere 2010 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team Explorer Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010
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