Installing VSS 2005 didn’t enable it in Visual Studio for me. Perhaps I did it wrong – I never saw Client Tools as an option. Anyway, once installed:
In Visual Studio, Tools, Options, Source Control… Pick the plugin.
If no plugins are listed, REGSVR32 ssscc.dll and RemoteVssScc.dll (in the Microsoft Visual SourceSafe directory), then they should be.
And Shifty, yes. It’s my blog until your post ratio staggers above 6%. Kisses.