I encountered a scenario to connect to TFS 2010 from Visual Studio 2008. Did a little googling and came up with quick check list of software components necessary to achieve this.
Catch here is to follow the order of installation.
- You must have Visual Studio 2008 installed 🙂 Off course You had it installed, that’s why you can under this situation you reading this blog post.
- Install Visual Studio Team System Explorer. Download from here
- Install Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1. Download from here
- Install Visual Studio Team System 2008 Forward Compatbility Update for TFS 2010. Download from here