It is not easy to see which files are not version controlled. The Show differences… command can take a long time to run. In some cases it would be quicker to Get Latest Version… into a new folder.
File, Open SourceSafe Database
The repository is on:
My password had to be set-up by N from the SourceSafe administration program.
Navigate to the section from where you want to get the files:
Right click on the folder, Get Latest Version, Browse to the folder on your local hard disk where you want to put the files. Make sure you tick Recursive, then press OK to get the files from the SourceSafe repository.
Note: Check Out is completely different to the equivalent in Subversion. Check out locks the file in the repository so no one else can edit it.