How I fix the TF30167 Error when creating new team project in VS2010

Hello everyone! Today, I am going to tell you how I can fix the TF30167 error when creating a new team project in Visual studio 2010. There are many things can be the reason for this ugly error. The way I solved the problem may or may not successfully applied to your case. However, I think you should give it a try.

The situation

I need to create a new team project under this condition:

  • Visual Studio 2010 SP1 on Windows 8.
  • Team Foundation Server 2010 with an account belonging to the Project Collection Administrator group.
  • Using MSF for Agile Software Development v5.0 template

In fact, I cannot create the project and receive this error:

Error

TF30167: The New Team Project Wizard could not finish creating the project Testing project.

Explanation

The following unexpected error was encountered while creating the team project: TF30229: Failure retrieving user information.

User Action

Restart Visual Studio and run the New Team Project Wizard again. If the problem persists, contact your Team Foundation Server administrator

What I did?

The solution is very simple. First, read this article from MSDN carefully and be sure that you have satisfied all requirements. If the TF30167 error cannot be eliminated, try to disable your antivirus for a while when creating the team project. I have disable the Avast and everything go like a charm!

See the video below for more details

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