If you’re like me and you use a notebook at work to connect to Team Foundation Server throughout the day, you’ve probably seen this error message when you get home and you open Visual Studio to work on a project:
Of course, this is because you’re not connected to the network that provides access to your Team Foundation Server.
Earlier this year, Hippie Tim (and Noah Coad, Nick Randolph, & Dave Glover) blogged about a Registry value you can add to prevent Team Explorer from automatically reconnecting to Team Foundation Server when you start it (A couple helpful Team Foundation registry settings):
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
The downside of using this Registry value is that you have to manually reconnect to Team Foundation Server.