Use CVS for version control.
is a nice windows interface to this, which is much easier to use than the command
See also CVS tutorial by Jordan
SVN is considered better than CVS.
tutorial for murphyk group.
Here is an example of a filename
svn checkout file:///ubc/cs/research/lci/ai/murphyk/svnmurphy/root/students/emtiyazKhan/