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FIX: The Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server database may become corrupted when you upgrade a Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server installation
Article ID: 919156 - View products that this article applies to.
When you upgrade a Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server installation at the same time as Internet Information Services (IIS) and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 are processing Team Foundation Server client requests, the Team Foundation Server database may become corrupted. This corruption may cause unpredictable errors and data loss.
Version 2 of this update addresses the following problems with version 1:
Team Foundation Server is a client/server application. Client requests are processed by using Web services that run in IIS. These Web services use data that is stored in SQL Server 2005. If an update operation is not finished, Team Foundation Server may be in an unknown state. This may cause data corruption.
To resolve this problem, download and install the following update. The update can be applied to both the release version of Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server SP1.We recommend that you apply version 2 of this update before you try any additional servicing operations. Servicing operations in this context can be characterized as any of the following:
Update informationThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the VS80-KB919156-v2-X86.exe package now.
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For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
PrerequisitesYou must have Team Foundation Server installed before you install this update.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you install this update.
File informationThe English version of this update 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.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
This update adds functionality to stop the Team Foundation Server services and puts IIS and SQL Server 2005 into a state in which client requests are refused. This update also provides functionality that returns the system to a state in which the system can process client requests again. No additional action is required after you apply this update. All Team Foundation Server updates that you apply after this update will use this new functionality. This release (version 2) replaces the first release of this update. Version 1 of this update is no longer available.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates