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how-to articles - Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005

how-to articles - Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005

  • Anti-virus software may impact Visual SourceSafe performance
    With the increased concerns over viruses spreading over the Internet and through e-mail, many anti-virus software companies have implemented a feature that scans every file every time that the file is opened. This feature can have a dramatic...
  • INFO: How SourceSafe Selects a Viewer for a File
    To check settings to select a viewer for a file, SourceSafe follows these steps in order: Uses SRCSAFE.ini or SS.ini settings for selected extension. For example: .DOC = C:\WINWORD\WINWORD.EXE %1 Uses Editor setting in SRCSAFE.INI or SS.INI to set...
  • HOWTO: How to Create a New Database in SourceSafe
    Use the Mkss.exe in the ADMIN sub-directory to create a new SourceSafe database by following these steps: Create a target directory for the new database.Run MKSS <directory>.Run DDCONV <directory>. You do not need to use the following step with...
Troubleshooting - Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005

Troubleshooting - Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005

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