Friday, 25 July 2014

Unable to connect TFS with in VS2013 in windows 8.1 - Resolved

    In this article we are going to see some problem and it's solutions, sometimes you can notice that unable to connect TFS with in Visual studio 2013 in windows 8.1, But it will work in some other visual studio versions.

Error Message will be like this format :
Unable to connect to this Team Foundation Server http://{{server}}:8080/tfs

Why this error occur ? In depth you can see a another error message that specifies "key not valid to use in specified state when entering source control

To Avoid this error and connect the TFS successfully with visual studio follow the below steps.


1. Close all instance of the Visual studio 2013.
2. Delete the following Key "TokenStorage" from RegEdit, to do that follow the below steps
3. press Windows + R
4. Type RegEdit in run window and enter.
5. Now Register Editor will launch.
6. Iterate to the following key in Regedit and Delete the Key
7. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VSCommon\12.0\ClientServices\TokenStorage

From this article you can solve problems related to TFS connect with visual studio.

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