You are not authorized to access when trying to connect to TFS account in Visual Studio 2015

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To solve this problem you have to clean the cache folder on your machine.

  1. Press Win + R together to open the Run window

  2. Type in %UserProfile%\AppData\Local and click on OK

  3. Navigate to the Microsoft\Team Foundation\6.0\Cache folder and delete all contents

  4. Restart Visual Studio and Re-Open your solution.
  5. The error message will disappear and all should be working again.

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