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The release version of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server relies on Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0. To enable the release version of Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server to support Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, you can install the hotfix that is described in this article together with additional configurations.
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You must have the release version of Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server installed to apply this hotfix.
Note To apply the hotfix that is described in this article, the version of the Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.teamexplorer.dll file must be 8.0.50727.762 or a later version. For more information about issues that can occur if the version of the Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.teamexplorer.dll is not 8.0.50727.762 or a later version, see the "More Information" section.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
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.
When you try to install the hotfix that is described in this article, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:
The upgrade path cannot be installed by the Windows Installer service because the program to be upgraded may be missing, or the upgrade patch may update a different version of the program. Verify that the program to be upgraded exists on your computer and that you have correct upgrade patch
This problem can occur if the version of the Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.teamexplorer.dll is not 8.0.50727.762 or a later version.
Note By default, the Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.teamexplorer.dll file is located in the \Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies folder.
To update the Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.teamexplorer.dll file to version 8.0.50727.762, install Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 (SP1). For more information about Visual Studio 2005 SP1, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
If you try to create a new team project on a Team Foundation Server that is configured to use Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and if your Visual Studio Team Explorer client does not have this hotfix installed, you receive the following error message:
Error TF30170: The plugin Microsoft.ProjectCreationWizard.Portal failed during task SharePointPortal from group Portal.
Explanation Plugin error text: "The language id specified in the process template does not exist on the WSS server."
User Action Contact your Team Foundation Server administrator.
Additionally, the team project creation log contains information that resembles the following:
Module: Engine Event Description: TF30162: Task "SharePointPortal" from Group "Portal" failed Exception Type: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Client.PcwException Exception Message: The language id specified in the process template does not exist on the WSS server.
To avoid this error, apply the hotfix that is mentioned in this article.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
For more information about additional configurations that enable the release version of Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server to support Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, visit the following MSDN blog Web site: