Automatic TFS Sign-in on Microsoft Server 2008

on Monday, December 15, 2008

Do the following so VS doesn’t bother you each time for logging in when you fire it up. Note that if you want to log on using another ID, you will have to go back here and remove the cached password from the entry. These are instructions for Microsoft Server 2008.

Control Panel > User Accounts > Manage Your Network Passwords

Click Add

Enter information as below with your username and password. Note that you won’t have the options grayed out – mine are grayed out because I am trying to edit an existing property. You will be able to type in the log on box (enter your tfs server name e.g. and choose the radio button.