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I have a few folders on a network share that I have set up to always be available offline. The sync progress works fine, but the litte icon overlay isn't visible on the folders that are availble in offline mode? They used to be, but somehow the icon is now gone?

The icon looked like this:

offline files sync

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This happens to me as well. The green sync icon ususally isn't displayed. Also interested in a solution. –  Adam Oct 23 '12 at 14:25

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You could try refreshing the IconCache database:

  1. Click Start --> Computer.
  2. Click Organize (on the Tool bar) --> Folder and Search Options.
  3. Then click the View tab, and check-mark the Show hidden files and folders option, and click OK.
  4. Navigate to the following directory:

C:\Users\(Your User Name)\AppData\Local

  1. Find the IconCache.db file, and rename it (say IconCache.old) or delete it.
  2. Close the window, and restart the computer.

Windows will recreate the IconCache after the reboot, and hopefully your off-line files overlay will start working again. :)

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Unfortunately that didn't producere the green icons for me :( However, the one folder isn't sync'ed is now dimmed and has a grey cross next to it to indicate that it isn't available offline... –  kennethkryger Nov 13 '11 at 20:15

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