This is related to a single machine though. Enable Offline Files Policy in Server You can enable offline files policy in windows server to let your clients access files from the cached copy of network files from their local computer anytime. Once that was done, FormatDatabase worked fine, and fixed Offline folders functionality that had stopped working. The prompt whether to add the value messes up the process. I have also tried the registry key to reset the cache for offline files and that did not work either. Impenetrable logic, really So how do I edit the registry for Windows 10 to move the offline file cache to a bigger local disc? You must be signed in as an to enable or disable offline files.
I've not looked at this in a while. I'm assuming yours is using offline files for just redirected folders. This registry method also worked for me to reset the sync but also forced me redo any sync settings and re-transfer of files. To enable Offline Files in Windows 10, do the following. So what is your current situation? And now it just doesn't work at all.
Note This topic includes sample Windows PowerShell cmdlets that you can use to automate some of the procedures described. Please post in case you have any further issues, we will be glad to help you further. On my Windows 7 desktop folder redirection is enabled. Should it be 2008 for these settings to work on W7 machines? A new trend is for the company to develop wireless routers for gaming, that are packed with many friendly features for online gamers. I'm experiencing something similar and noticed in Windows 7 the group policy doesn't disable previously enabled offline files use.
The system creates volatile hives every time the system boots. Furthermore we are a School with thousands of students moving on many computers in many classrooms so offline files will add so more complexity without any purpose. When I open a command line window and run the code you provided, it works. Let us know if this helps. Stopping this service will disable offline files feature on the system and this does not require a reboot.
Anyone come across this issue and got 'Offline Files' working? I have tried removing the available offline tag but makes no difference. Sp it appears that Microsoft have made Offline Files all but us eless and have not provided any real replacement. To disable offline files, the policy you have configured should be the way to go. The reports about the service failing to start mention the offline files must be disabled before capturing the image but I don't think this is the case as the registry entry should resolve it. This doesn't appear to have came to a conclusion. Had the same problem few months back. I did this exact thing for one of my helpdesk users when the Offline Synching broke.
However, Offline Files could still be turned on at will. When going to 'Sync Center' in Control Panel and clicking 'Manage Offline Files' it says 'Offline Files is currently disabled' and there is a button to 'Enable offline files'. Just signed up here to add my experience with this problem which i have just solved. Then you can open regedit and delete the 64-bit key and add the 32-bit key, do a reboot and it'll work. It has only just stopped working in build 1511. Enable offline Files Policy in windows 1.
I'm sure there's a way to do it. ? I understand having a group policy to force this is great but if you are just worried about these five it's a quick way to go. And the folders which were made offline available before this registry change will no longer be available offline. It then disables Offline Files for the Videos redirected folder. It might just be a hinkey machine. I followed your instruction and was done in 5 minutes!!! All the fixes and methods work fine on my Win 7 notebook, as I test all my resolutions before I implement them. If so, please point me to the proper article.
I am not understanding why the offline tab in on some pc's, and not others. Alternatively, you can use the provided Registry tweak to disable it. Thanks for posting this info. Microsoft Have a FixIt which I just ran which worked great. Maybe it will lead you in the right direction.