FIX: Duplicate items appear on the lookup table for the work item tracking in Microsoft Office Project 2007 that is connected to a TF 2005\2008 Server

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Article ID: 975001 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario:
  • You use Microsoft Office Project 2007 to connect to a team project on a Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team Foundation Server (TFS) server.
  • You change one of the work item tracking (WIT) metadata in the project. For example, you perform one of the following actions:
    • You publish a project on the TFS server.
    • You click the Edit Areas and Iterations item on the Team menu in Office Project 2007. Then, you change one of the nodes in the Areas and Iterations dialog box.
  • You update the project on Microsoft Office Project.
In this scenario, you notice that duplicate items appear on the lookup table for the WIT.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

To download this hotfix from the MSDN Code Gallery, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/KB975001

Note The MSDN Code Gallery displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language listed, it is because the Code Gallery resource page is not available for that language.

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 Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note Alternatively, you can download this hotfix rollup from the following Microsoft Connect Web site:
http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?DownloadID=22153

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have the Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Explorer Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed on the client computer where MS project 2007 is also installed

Note This hotfix is a client hotfix that can only be installed when you have the Team System 2008 Team Explorer Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed.

The fix also works for TFS 2005 server environment where client computer is installed with Team explorer 2008 SP1 and MS project 2007

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

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.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.teamfoundation.officeintegration.project.dll9.0.30729.4402151,55218-Sep-200922:04x86

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

To download this hotfix from the MSDN Code Gallery, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/KB975001

Properties

Article ID: 975001 - Last Review: October 7, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server
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