Team Foundation Server Error: TF80012: The document cannot be opened ….

Issue
We are using Team Foundation Server(TFS) for managing test cases and bugs. We want to export the query result from TFS to an excel file for offline update. When we try to open the query result in excel, we have received the following error message

TF80012: The document cannot be opened because there is a problem with the installation of the Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Office integration components.For more information, see the following page on the Microsoft website

Solution
Enable the Team Foundation Plugin in Excel. For enabling the Plugin, follow the steps
1. Open Excel
2. Click File->Options->Add-Ins
3. Select Com Add-ins from the Manage dropdown
4. Click Go
5. Check the Team Foundation Add-In box and click Ok

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About ambilykk

I am a Technology Evangelist on Microsoft Technologies. I am carrying the passion on Microsoft technologies specifically on web technologies such as ASP .Net and Ajax. My interests also include Azure and Visual Studio. Technology adoption and learning is my key strength and technology sharing is my passion.
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