FIX: Error message when you run the "tf get" command together with the "/force" option in Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server: "Cannot create a file that already exists. The system cannot find the file specified"
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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A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.