FIX: Test Manager crashes when you run a manual test case that has some diagnostic data adapters selected in Visual Studio 2010

Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You create a manual test case in Microsoft Test Manager on a computer that has Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 installed. Some of the following diagnostic data adapters are selected in the Data and Diagnostics section of the test case:

    • Action

    • Event Log

    • Intellitrace

    • System Information

    • Test Impact

  • You run the manual test case.

In this scenario, Test Manager may crash.

Note The issue occurs more frequently in Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications.

Resolution

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may 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 resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed.

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 hotfix.

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.

For all supported versions of Visual Studio 2010

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

QTController.exe.config

Not applicable

5,505

29-Feb-12

0:59

Not applicable

Leviewer.exe

10.0.40219.389

118,544

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.build.client.dll

10.0.40219.389

436,552

19-Mar-12

11:22

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.build.controls.dll

10.0.40219.389

1,365,328

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.client.dll

10.0.40219.389

1,595,704

19-Mar-12

11:22

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.common.dll

10.0.40219.389

525,624

19-Mar-12

11:22

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.common.library.dll

10.0.40219.389

335,184

19-Mar-12

11:22

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.controls.dll

10.0.40219.389

938,816

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.dll

10.0.40219.389

675,632

19-Mar-12

11:22

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.activities.dll

10.0.40219.389

772,944

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.client.dll

10.0.40219.389

153,408

19-Mar-12

11:22

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.uiutils.dll

10.0.40219.389

267,080

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.workflow.activities.dll

10.0.40219.389

440,672

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.officeintegration.common.dll

10.0.40219.389

376,160

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.officeintegration.project.dll

10.0.40219.389

517,480

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.sync.mapping.dll

10.0.40219.389

72,520

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.sync.provisioning.dll

10.0.40219.389

194,384

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.activities.common.dll

10.0.40219.389

315,248

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.activities.dll

10.0.40219.389

1,512,296

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.activityruntime.dll

10.0.40219.389

220,016

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.client.dll

10.0.40219.389

685,408

19-Mar-12

11:22

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.client.themes.dll

10.0.40219.389

3,059,560

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.client.wpfcontrols.dll

10.0.40219.389

257,912

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.clientpackage.dll

10.0.40219.389

74,088

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.common.dll

10.0.40219.389

34,656

19-Mar-12

11:22

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.controller.dll

10.0.40219.389

121,192

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.controls.dll

10.0.40219.389

494,432

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.controls.wpfworkitemcontrols.dll

10.0.40219.389

100,232

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.client.dll

10.0.40219.389

706,400

19-Mar-12

11:22

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.common.dll

10.0.40219.389

233,312

19-Mar-12

11:22

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.controls.dll

10.0.40219.389

4,439,392

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.workitemtracking.client.dll

10.0.40219.389

699,232

19-Mar-12

11:22

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.workitemtracking.controls.dll

10.0.40219.389

1,215,336

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.workitemtracking.proxy.dll

10.0.40219.389

391,008

19-Mar-12

11:22

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.agentobject.dll

10.0.40219.389

106,848

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.common.dll

10.0.40219.389

1,355,600

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.controllerobject.dll

10.0.40219.389

276,328

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.datacollectionagentobject.dll

10.0.40219.389

37,248

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.executioncommon.dll

10.0.40219.389

481,640

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.resource.dll

10.0.40219.389

967,000

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.testcasemanagement.dll

10.0.40219.389

1,284,976

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.tmi.dll

10.0.40219.389

398,672

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.build.dll

10.0.40219.389

142,680

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.dll

10.0.40219.389

94,024

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.teamexplorer.dll

10.0.40219.389

800,104

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.dll

10.0.40219.389

59,248

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.dll

10.0.40219.389

59,760

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.dll

10.0.40219.389

61,296

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.dll

10.0.40219.389

63,856

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.dll

10.0.40219.389

942,440

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.workitemtracking.dll

10.0.40219.389

461,168

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamsystem.integration.dll

10.0.40219.389

193,368

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.testtools.manualtest.common.dll

10.0.40219.389

813,416

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.testtools.uitest.extension.ie.dll

10.0.40219.389

251,240

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.testtools.uitest.extension.uia.dll

10.0.40219.389

107,368

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.vstst.schema

Not applicable

140,175

29-Feb-12

0:59

Not applicable

Msdiff.dll

10.0.40219.389

485,640

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Mtm.exe

10.0.40219.389

449,280

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Qtagent.exe

10.0.40219.389

21,256

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Qtagent.exe

10.0.40219.389

21,264

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Qtagent32.exe

10.0.40219.389

21,264

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Qtagent32.exe

10.0.40219.389

21,272

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Qtagentservice.exe

10.0.40219.389

100,120

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Tf.exe

10.0.40219.389

325,888

20-Mar-12

15:29

x86

Status

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

More Information

When this issue occurs, the following call stack information appears in the Test Manager trace log:I, 668, 1, 2012/01/11, 14:49:26.464, My-Machine\mtm.exe, Failed to load center 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.TestManagement.Activities' from assembly 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.TestManagement.Activities.OrganizeGroup'. Details:
I, 668, 1, 2012/01/11, 14:49:26.480, My-Machine\mtm.exe, Failed to load center 'WpfShellHostAdapter' from assembly 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.TestManagement.Tests.HostAdapter.UnitTestGroup'. Details:
I, 668, 1, 2012/01/11, 14:49:26.480, My-Machine\mtm.exe, Failed to load center 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.TestManagement.Activities.Tools' from assembly 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.TestManagement.Activities.Tools.ToolsCenterGroup'. Details:
I, 668, 1, 2012/01/11, 14:49:26.480, My-Machine\mtm.exe, Failed to load center 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.TestManagement.Activities.Reporting' from assembly 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.TestManagement.Activities.Reporting.ReportsCenterGroup'. Details:
I, 668, 1, 2012/01/11, 14:49:26.480, My-Machine\mtm.exe, Failed to load center 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.TestManagement.Activities.Community' from assembly 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.TestManagement.Activities.Community.CommunityCenterGroup'. Details:
I, 668, 1, 2012/01/11, 14:49:26.480, My-Machine\mtm.exe, Failed to load center 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Lab.Activities.Tools' from assembly 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Lab.Activities.Tools.ToolsCenterGroup'. Details:
I, 668, 1, 2012/01/11, 14:49:26.480, My-Machine\mtm.exe, Failed to load center 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Lab.Activities.Reporting' from assembly 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Lab.Activities.Reporting.ReportsCenterGroup'. Details:
I, 668, 1, 2012/01/11, 14:49:26.480, My-Machine\mtm.exe, Failed to load center 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Lab.Activities.Community' from assembly 'Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Lab.Activities.Community.CommunityCenterGroup'. Details:
V, 668, 3, 2012/01/11, 14:49:26.558, My-Machine\mtm.exe For more information about how to enable tracing for "UI Test" components, visit the following MSDN blog website:

General information about how to enable tracing for "UI Test" components

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