FIX: You cannot change TFS build process parameters from Queue Build dialog box in Visual Studio 2013

This hotfix applies to Microsoft Visual Studio 2013.


  • Issue 1:
    When you try to change build parameters by using the Queue Build dialog box in Microsoft Visual Studio 2013, the parameter grid is empty, and you cannot change the build parameters.
  • Issue 2:
    When you try to change What do you want to build? or you choose to Check in changes after successful build from the Queue Build dialog box, they will be disabled, and you cannot change those options.


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, 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:Note 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.

You can also download this hotfix from the following Microsoft Web site:VS12-KB2898341.exe


To apply this hotfix, you must have Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 installed.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you install the hotfix if the affected files are not being used at the time of installation. We recommend that you close all Visual Studio 2013-related components before you install the hotfix.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Article ID: 2898341 - Last Review: Nov 22, 2013 - Revision: 1