VS2005 & BIDS 2005 Compatibility with TFS 2012

In order to use the Source Code Control feature of Team Foundation Server 2012 (including Express Edition) with Visual Studio 2005 or Business Intelligence Development Studio 2005 you need to install the following on your client machine:


  • An instance of Team Foundation Server 2012 (or Express edition) up and running.
  • Visual Studio 205 SP1 / BIDS 2005 SP1

TFS 2012 Team Explorer
Download: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=30656

Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012 MSSCCI Provider 32-bit
Download: http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/b5b5053e-af34-4fa3-9098-aaa3f3f007cd

To enable the MSSCCI plug within Visual Studio 2005 / BIDS 2005 go to Tools > Options, find “Source Control” and select the “Team Foundation Server MSSCCI provider”.

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