1. open VC
2. choose File -->New
3. A dialog window appears. Input your project name, location. Choose the type of project you want to build. If you just need to build a dos running project, choose Win32 Console Application. This will create a blank workspace (or you can call it project)
4. To add new classes to the workspace, go to workspace window (Alt+0), right click the workspace name and choose New Class. A dialog box will appear. You can just follow the instruction to add new classes. This will also help you to create the class files.