How do you set up SourceSafe software that comes Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server

Expert: how do you set up the SourceSafe software thats bundled up in the Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server to connect to VS 2008 or 2009 Pro to manage dot net project files. The Team Foundation Server has been downloaded. Not sure what to do or look for now?
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tcmmaxtAuthor Commented:
Mohamed OsamaSenior IT ConsultantCommented:
I am taking you wish to utilize the source control features in TFS 2010 as part of a fresh install ?
-the first and probably the only document you will need to check is the TFS 2010 installation guide
TFS utilizes SQL server database engine,SQL reporting service,Sharepoint services , so you will need to install them during the installation process.
the TFS setup has improved a lot from 2008, and you will find yourself ready to go within minutes of the installation .first by creating a Team project, then adding your project code to source control , after integrating Visual studio with TFS source control.
Visual studio 2010 will work greatly and seamlessly with TFS 2010 , but in order to integrate VS 2008 with TFS 2010 as you asked, take a look at the below post please.
if you are stuck with a particular section or have further inquiry , Please post back

tcmmaxtAuthor Commented:
Admin3k: - ok now have TFS 2010 and VS 2010 setup using basic config. Now I want to start using CM. How do you go about adding a dot net project to TFS to start testing CM - checking files in and out and tracking etc?
Mohamed OsamaSenior IT ConsultantCommented:

under TFS 2010 , first you will need to understand Team project collections , which is a new concept introduced in TFS 2010
you should make sure first you have installed Team Explorer application for 2010.
From Visual studio   >View >team explorer >epand  your team project from Default project collection >source control , then in the left hand explorer like pane , right click anywhere & choose add items to source control, this is where you can select files to upload.
to aid you in such tasks , below is the TFS admin guide document.
give it a good read and let me know if you need any further help

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tcmmaxtAuthor Commented:
thank you very much
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