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So I installed TFS2012 the other day and now when I try to view the web access app I get the error as shown below. Ideas?

TFS 2012 server error

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From the stack, it looks like a compatibility problem between your machine and TFS. What version of IIS are you running? Did you get any warnings during the install? (You can search the install logs for "[warning]" if you can't remember) –  Russ Amos Aug 20 '12 at 14:01
    
I actually used the web access portal for an hour or so. So I'm sure it's not a corrupt installation. –  Naeem Sarfraz Aug 21 '12 at 12:16
    
Have you tried repairing TFS via Add/Remove programs > TFS > Change? It may have worked immediately after installation, but it looks like it has been corrupted in the intervening time... –  Russ Amos Aug 21 '12 at 12:26
    
TFS2012 doesn't have repair option –  Naeem Sarfraz Aug 21 '12 at 12:30
    
I'm glad you found a solution. The installer does not have a repair option, but you can repair via Add/Remove Programs. –  Russ Amos Aug 21 '12 at 14:26
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Create a global.asax file in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Team Foundation Server 11.0\Application Tier\Web Services folder with the following content:

<%@ Application Inherits="Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Framework.Server.TeamFoundationApplication" %>

Seems like something went wrong after I used the web access tool and the global.asax file went missing from the web services folder. Discussion from the TFS forums.

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