HowTo: Configure TFS Version Control to not allow multiple check outs

This option is set on a “per Team Project” basis, so it allows flexibility for each team to decide how they want to work (unless Management decides for them…)

  1. In Team Explorer, right-click on your Team Project
  2. Select Team Project Settings | Source Control…
  3. On the Check-out settings tab, uncheck the Enable multiple check out box