Consider the following scenario. You install Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Explorer. Then, you install Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team Explorer on the same computer. In this scenario, you may experience either of the following symptoms.
If you open a work item in Microsoft Office Excel in one version of Team Explorer, you cannot open any work items in the other version of Team Explorer.
If you uninstall one version of Team Explorer, you cannot open any work items in Excel or in Microsoft Office Project in the remaining version of Team Explorer.
This problem occurs because Microsoft Office integration is unstable if you install Visual Studio 2005 Team Explorer and then install Visual Studio 2008 Team Explorer.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft.
To download this hotfix from the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Code Gallery, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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 Alternatively, you can download this hotfix rollup from the following Microsoft Connect Web site:
You must have Visual Studio 2005 Team Explorer and Visual Studio 2008 Team Explorer installed to apply this hotfix.
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.