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juststeve
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I'm on a new workstation where VSS is not installed opening projects that had been created under source control. Anytime I open a project I have to respond to the 'This project appears to be under source control but....'. What files must I delete to eliminate VSS traces?

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There is the File | Source control | Unbind from server option.

Bob

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Thankx...but 'Source control' is not listed in my File menu. Likely, not there cuz VSS isn't installed.
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Hi juststeve;

Rename the two files mssccprj.scc and vssver.scc to something else and that should do it.

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Sorry the two files are located in the projects root directory.
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Well, then, you also need to look into the .sln file with a text editor, at the GlobalSection(SourceCodeControl), and remove that, too:

      ProjectSection(WebsiteProperties) = preProject
            SccProjectName = ""$/SFLinx/Linx.root/Linx", ROSBAAAA"
            SccAuxPath = ""
            SccLocalPath = "..\..\.."
            SccProvider = "MSSCCI:Microsoft Visual SourceSafe"

Bob

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I'd already deleted all files with extension .scc.

My .sln file looks like:

Microsoft Visual Studio Solution File, Format Version 8.00
Project("{F184B08F-C81C-45F6-A57F-5ABD9991F28F}") = "Project4", "http://localhost/Project4/Project4.vbproj", "{06B9BD68-4728-4F2E-A8F2-30AC46986729}"
      ProjectSection(ProjectDependencies) = postProject
      EndProjectSection
EndProject
Global
      GlobalSection(SolutionConfiguration) = preSolution
            Debug = Debug
            Release = Release
      EndGlobalSection
      GlobalSection(ProjectDependencies) = postSolution
      EndGlobalSection
      GlobalSection(ProjectConfiguration) = postSolution
            {06B9BD68-4728-4F2E-A8F2-30AC46986729}.Debug.ActiveCfg = Debug|.NET
            {06B9BD68-4728-4F2E-A8F2-30AC46986729}.Debug.Build.0 = Debug|.NET
            {06B9BD68-4728-4F2E-A8F2-30AC46986729}.Release.ActiveCfg = Release|.NET
            {06B9BD68-4728-4F2E-A8F2-30AC46986729}.Release.Build.0 = Release|.NET
      EndGlobalSection
      GlobalSection(ExtensibilityGlobals) = postSolution
      EndGlobalSection
      GlobalSection(ExtensibilityAddIns) = postSolution
      EndGlobalSection
EndGlobal
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Are you still having a problem?

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The section you outlined didn't exist in the sln file in the first place.

The full error i'm getting is:

The solution appears to be under source control, but its bunding info connot be found. It is possible that MSSCCPRJ.SCC file or another item that holds the course control settings, has bee deleted. Because is is not possible to recover this missing info automatically, the projects whose bindings are missing will be treated as not under source control.


Things are functional for me...i'd just like to not have to step thru this dialog each time i open a project.

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Is there a .vspscc file where the project is located?

Bob

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Nope.
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