Monthly Archives: February 2014

Visual studio error – “error occurred during difference operation: cannot execute the configured tool”

Today my Visual Studio 2013’s corporate licence key “went stale”. I was unable to use VS until I had linked it to my company’s corporate/bulk licence.

VS presented me with this screen:
VS 2013 licence Problem - Copy

I fixed this by signing-in to MSDN using an account crereated using my corporate email address. This gave me 90 days’ grace, during which time I need to have someone link this account tot he corporate pool.

This seems unnecessarily difficult. Continue reading