MS VS2008 Team Explorer setup is in the TFC (Team Foundation Client) folder of the vsts 2008 (Visual Studio Team Suite) install folder.
I'll install Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team Suite Edition on Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate.Avast Free Mac Security, aVG AntiVirus for Mac, virtualDJ.Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Setup wizard begins with the confirmation if you want to help improve setup of Visual Studio 2008.For that reason I did not place any screenshots of VS2008 SP1 installation on Windows 7 here.Sing Karaoke by Smule, view all iOS apps, popular Mac Apps 5KPlayer.Installing VS 2008 SP1 on Windows 7 is also straight forward and does not require any complex user interaction just like the Team Explorer setup.And the installation finished within one screenshot as you see here.Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed.Within the extracted folder the installation file is setup.Unfortunately if you are working on a Virtual PC, this section might take a long time perhaps more than 2 hours according to your resources.Aside: I also talk about how the performance improved when I added an SSD.
I'm including this slightly OT stuff because I think it would benefit you personally, as your laptop is nearly identical.
I have more information about my setup here.
Installing VS 2008 Team Explorer on Windows.When I read some posts and articles on how to install VS2008 SP1, I see that some have faced installation problems.I did not actually get any errors or problems during Visual Studio 2008 SP1 installation, so I think I'd better share my experience with developers like you that will want to go through Visual Studio 2008 installation on Windows 7 as soon as they have.If you try to install Team Explorer after VS2008 SP1, you have to install the SP1 once again in order to complete the Team Explorer with SP1.The following tools are installed and work flawlessly: VS2008SP1, altova xmlspy 2010, aVGFree.0 the game death penalty AV, beyondCompare.x.Actually I did not change the default install parameters in order to avoid any Visual Studio 2008 Installation problem.The next screen in the VS 2008 setup wizard requests you to confirm that you have read and accept the licence terms.If you agree to submit anonymous information about your Visual Studio setup experiences to Microsoft, mark the checkbox "Yes, send information about my setup experiences to Microsoft Corporation.".