"No test is available in ...." error when trying to run unit tests in Visual Studio Community Edition RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi there, I've just installed Visual Studio Community Edition which I will eventually be using for my test automation framework. However, in order to get up and running I wanted to create a simple unit test project and run it so that it goes 'green' from the Test Explorer Window.

    The issue I have is that when I run the test from the Test Explorer window by RHC on it and selecting Run Selected Tests nothing happens in the Test Explorer window. Furthermore, in the Output window I get the below error appear:

    "No test is available in .... Make sure that test discoverer & executors are registered and platform & framework version settings are appropriate and try again."

    Furthermore, my Visual Studio set-up is as below.

    Any help would be much appreciated


    Andrew Tilston

    Thursday, April 5, 2018 7:51 AM

All replies

  • First, right-click unit test project -> Manager NuGet Package:

    Then update those two shown above.

    If it's not working, please:

    Try deleting VS test cache files in %TEMP%\VisualStudioTestExplorerExtensions and restart VS2017.




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    • Edited by Fletch Zhou Friday, April 6, 2018 7:20 AM
    • Proposed as answer by Fletch Zhou Monday, April 9, 2018 9:54 AM
    Friday, April 6, 2018 7:20 AM