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KB935274 FIX: Cannot create a file that already exists. When doing Get from SourceControl.
When you run the tf get command together with the /force option in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server, you receive the following error message:
Cannot create a file that already exists. The system cannot find the file specified.
The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.
This problem occurs if the following conditions are true:• You use the Open from Source Control command in Visual Studio 2005 to open a large solution that contains many ASP.NET projects that have interrelated references.
• You open another instance of Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server and then use the Open from Source Control command to open another large solution.
• You open a third instance of Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server and then use the Open from Source Control command to open a third large solution.
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