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Coded UI Extensibility compact issues with earlier Visual Studio 2013 versions and Windows 10 playback issues

Symptoms
When you run Coded UI tests in Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 or Test Controller and Test Agent 2013, you may experience the following issues:
  • Issue 1:

    When you run Coded UI tests on Windows 10, the controls may not be identified.
  • Issue 2:

    Coded UI Extensions may not work after you upgrade to Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 from a previous version of Visual Studio 2013.
Cause
Issue 1 occurs because Windows 10 causes a break in an API that Coded UI is consuming.

Issue 2 occurs because Coded UI Extensibility is re-designed in the Visual Studio 2013 Update 2. The UIAComWrapper implementation has gaps compared to Interop.UIAutomationClient that is used earlier with respect to Client Side Provider Registration.
Resolution
The updates are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center.

Microsoft Download Center

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For Visual Studio 2013 Update 5:



For Test Agents:



For Team Test Controller:


For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Prerequisites

This hotfix requires Visual Studio 2013 Update 5, Test Agent Update 5 or Test Controller Update 5.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.

Properties

Article ID: 3122551 - Last Review: 03/29/2016 09:00:00 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Preview, Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition, Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate

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