I can't run VMM and I am an admin

Problem When I run VMM I am given the error I don't have permissions to run VMM on localhost. Solution You have to have a current VMM administrator to add you to the Administrator role in VMM under Administration tab. Start VMM Click the Administration tab Select User Roles Double Click Adm... [More]

My build keeps hanging on the psexec call

Problem Calling psexec from an invoke process activity on a 2008 Server and it is hanging. Solution Upgrade to 1.98 of psexec and use the -h switch to run with the account's elevated token. Explanation If the target system is Vista or higher, the -h allows the process to get past the UAC that i... [More]

Command line tool for Work Item Queries

Problem I need to script my work item query administation. Solution Use the Work Item Query Administration tool from CodePlex http://wiqadmin.codeplex.com/ Examples This will list out all the queries and the paths you need to export them wiqadmin list /collection:http://MytfsUrl:8080/tfs/defau... [More]

How to debug a Visual Studio Extension

Problem I am writing a class library to extend Visual Studio but I can't figure out how to debug it. Solution Right click on the class library project in Solution Explorer and select properties.  This will display the property pages for the selected project.  Click on the Debug tab on t... [More]

I can't get rid of an old Project Template

Problem I was trying to learn how to create a custom Project Template and now I can't get rid of it! Solution Make sure all the .zip files for your Project Template have been deleted and run devenv /setup Explanation Running devenv /setup will force Visual Studio to reset all the Pr... [More]