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How do I over-ride a check out?

How do I over-ride a check out?

How do I over-ride a check out?

(OP)
Hi, although I have administrator rights on our SourceSafe 5.0 installation, I cannot find out how to over-ride a checkout made by someone who is now on holiday.

Other than a messy "destroy the file and then add it again" solution, does anyone have any ideas on this one??

Alex

RE: How do I over-ride a check out?

Log on to VSS as the "Admin" user, browse to the project or file, and perform the undo checkout.

RE: How do I over-ride a check out?

(OP)
That did the trick - cheers!  We have the "Use network name for automatic user log in" option on, and so I wasn't even aware that I could log on separately as "Admin".

thanks,
Alex

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