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Questions tagged [offline-files]

For questions related specifically to the Offline Files feature of Microsoft Windows.

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Client w/ SSD; server w/ HDD; SMB shares and offline files performance hit: Group Policy fix?

I have a SSD (Samsung 960 EVO; write speed 1500MB/s) in my client system. One of my folders ("Downloads") is on located HDD-based NAS (write speed 10MB/s): downloading and extracting files in this ...
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After setting up Sync Center can no longer browse the unsynced network files

My corporate VPN occasionally drops out so I set up Offline Files in Sync Centre to make a key directory available when offline. However, now that is the only directory I can see on the server in ...
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How to make local file the default when using offline files?

All our users files are located on a centralized (Server 2016) file server. The directories individual users use are set to 'make available offline' - either via GPO for directories like their home ...
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Can I store files in Onedrive offline only

Is it possible to use Onedrive as storage only, I need to upload photos from my computer to OneDrive, then I need to delete them locally from my pc in order to save harddrive space. But the photos ...
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Does a local alternative to WSUS exist?

I've been researching on Google for the question in title, but haven't found much of use except one program called "WUMT" for an alternative to the built in windows update itself. Here is what I'd ...
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Is there way to enable Offline Files on Windows 10 Home without upgrading to Pro?

I have a laptop that only requires the Offline Files feature in Windows 10 Pro. It is currently is running Windows 10 Home. Is there a way to enable that feature without a full upgrade to Windows 10 ...
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Decentralized, aggregated, selectively synced storage solution

Originally, I just wanted to synchronize some selected files of my 1TB OneDrive to my Notebook SSD and all my files to my external HDD. Cloud storage programs (dropbox, gdrive, onedrive, resilio, ...
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Browser based software solutions in offline mode

Scenario: Internet connectivity has been lost due to a fault in the line or technical issues which the ISP is experiencing. And/Or The servers hosting the software browser based solutions have ...
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What problems would I face setting up an off-line network to support 50+ devices to view a php page?

Looking to assist a friend in creating an offline network to support 50-90 devices for a show. I'll be using wampp to host a few php/js/hmtl files on my laptop that an offline router will allow these ...
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How to download all Google Drive files for all users in my organization

I am a super-admin for my organization and I would like to download all Google Drive files for every user in my organization in order to have an offline copy of all information. These files may or may ...
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Changing filename capitalization for files on a network drive requires permission from myself

Whenever I try to rename a file on a network drive by changing the capitalization, I get a popup error telling me that I can't rename the file without permission from my own account. For example, I ...
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Sync Windows folders with remote server and log changes that are made

I work remotely as part of a distributed team working on a project. Our project files are stored on a server share that I access via a VPN. Currently I use Offline Files to maintain a local copy ...
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Sync Center Offline Files - auto resolve conflicts and disable offline files

I am looking for a way to resolve sync conflicts, initiate an offline files sync, then disable offline files all by command line or powershell...Windows 7 I have a ton of computers that installed an ...
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What command line can I use to start sync of Windows 7/10 offline files?

On Windows, I would like to start sync of offline files from the command line and after the fact be able to see in Sync Center when it either started or completed (and the result). mobsync.exe does ...
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Make Chrome Resources available offline (for dev work)

I like to do web development work while being on the train, with poor connectivity... Most content I look at in my Chrome browser comes from the local server but a very few resources come from remote ...
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How to download a HTTPS website using username and password (For offline access)

I'm trying to download a complete video courses using my credentials from https://mitprofessionalx.mit.edu I have tried https://github.com/coursera-dl/edx-dl but it doesn't work for this site. I ...
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How to show an external hard drive as offline

Googling this question is not giving me relevant searches so i'm asking here. I recently upgraded my laptop by switching the 1TB sshd with an 240 GB SSD , i got an hard drive enclosure and now i'm ...
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ZoneAlarm Free offline installation, how to?

I read here that offline installation of ZoneAlarm Free are not available anymore since September 2015. Is there a way to trick the ZoneAlarm Free installer and save a copy of the full offline ...
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Windows 10 sdk offline installer?

Isn't there any offline installer available for the Windows 10 sdk? All I can found is 1.2 MB sized sdksetup.exe file which requires an Internet connection to install. If there available, please ...
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Slow file browsing of offline files, Windows 10

I am using Windows 10 and just setup Offline Files for 3 folders I'm currently working from (28 sub-folders, 550 files, 185MiB). I prefer working from local copies of the files for performance reasons ...
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Troubleshooting Windows offline files “Status: offline (no connection)”

A laptop computer running Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 is accessing several shares on a Linux/Samba server via UNC paths. On one of these shares, some folders have been made available offline. This ...
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Windows 8.1 | Make remote network locations available offline

I've set up a NAS on my network, and would like to make some of the files accessible offline on my laptop. I can do this by mapping a network drive to \\NASNAME\share, and then right-clicking to ...
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Windows Search query does not find all indexed offline files

I'm encountering a strange problem with Windows Search and my offline files. I've got a folder on a network share. The folder is made available offline. Among others, it contains these files (there's ...
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How to move a Windows 7 VM's CSC to a network/host volume?

I am running a Windows 7 Pro virtual machine on VMware on Ubuntu 14.04, and would like to move the Win7's CSC (client-side cache, for offline files) to the data partition on the Linux host. This is a ...
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Dropbox offline on USB

I have a Dropbox account and I use it to share files among a few PCs. Now I need to use these files on a PC where Dropbox is blocked. I'm thinking on moving these files to a USB and use them there. ...
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Strip html for reading

I purchased a kindle paperwhite, and I would like to send some webpages for reading to it. I know the process of sending it via email. But the problem is, I would like to 'optimize' the webpages ...
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How to install Eclipse IDE on linux?

How to install Eclipse IDE on linux machine, from an off-line package obtained from eclipse ? I got Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS x64.
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How to download lynda.com videos for offline use [duplicate]

I have access to the full library of lynda.com in the university. I would like to know how I could download the videos so that I can watch them at home. As a tip: If I send the link of the video with ...
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Clear IE10 AppCache Security request

Unsure if this is more suited in StackOverflow. ?? My website is using the AppCache API. When IE users open it the first time a confirmation box pops up saying something like: "Allow this website to ...
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understanding HTTrack actions

i just started using HTTrack . and it offers 5 actions whenever i want to download a website for offline viewing. which are 1 Mirror Web Site(s) 2 Mirror Web Site(s) with Wizard 3 Just Get Files ...
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Sharing large files between two users selectively and on demand? [closed]

Is there a good solution for the following problem? Together with my family and friends I want to share common fotos. The fotos (>100GB) will and should generally be stored on my private server (DSL, ...
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Remove Sync Center icon

I accidentally marked a shared folder as "Available Offline" in Windows Explorer on Windows 8.1 computer. This seems to have "woken up" the Sync Center and caused the Sync Center icon to be displayed ...
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Debian: updating package lists with apt-offline, --simulate not understood for apt-get update

I can't use apt-offline to update my package lists, which means that I will get many 404s when trying to install older versions of packages that it thinks it's downloading from the .sig file it ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro: Offline Files sync issues

We have a machine running Windows 8.1 Pro in a domain configured for the Offline Files feature on some of the network shares. Some files are syncing with this machine and some are not. All other ...
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Bookmark manager for local (offline) video files

I have a directory with several video files and subdirectories with more video files. In this case, they are photoshop tutorials, but that's not entirely relevant. I need to bookmark several videos ...
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Want to save every page I browse to

I'm looking for the ability to save every web page I look at within the browser, then check for updates to the page on a customizable schedule. The offline browsers I've seen appear to just download ...
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Offline Files (CSC) on Windows RT

Windows RT does not have the Offline Files service. The Sync Center is also gone. Can it be enabled somehow? or can anyone recommend a replacement? My options are very limited on Windows 8.1 RT. The ...
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Unable to completely disable Offline Files feature for Windows 7 in GPO

I have been trying to completely disable the offline files feature for all the W7 PCs on the domain that I manage. I have been unable to. I do not want this feature as it creates unwanted, largely ...
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How to save firefox addons for offline installation

I wish to save firefox addons & extenstions and install it offline, Is it possible to save the addons and install it later offline?
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“This website is asking to store data on your computer for offline use”

Whenever I visit some websites using Firefox, I get the dialog below asking me to "store data on your computer for offline use". It is displayed if I am using Firefox but not if I am using Chrome. ...
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Make specific network drive unavailable for offline files

I want to disable the ability for people to make certain network drives available offline, but not remove the permission entirely. I know offline files can be disabled entirely in group policy, but ...
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Why has the Redirected Folders UNC path changed?

I have a user who has had a shortcut to his documents stop working. Further investigation has revealed that the shortcut (which worked up until yesterday) points to: \\server\redirectedfolders\user\...
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Can I force a PC to use the cached copy of offline files even when online?

We've been having some issues with the speed of opening large assembly drawings in Solidworks. Because we keep our files on the network, its speed (1Gb) limits the speed of open and save. We've ...
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Google Drive and sync?

Two questions please: Where are Google Drive offline docs stored in my computer? which folder ? (*when accessing docs.google.com/offline) I have a text file in my Google Drive. When I click on it, I ...
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“Always available offline” option missing on one network drive in Windows 7

My network setup at home has 2 network storage devices on the network. The one is for media content on a Popcorn Hour A-110 and the other is a D-Link DNS-320 in RAID 1 configuration for business files....
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Disable Offline Files (mobsync.exe) on Windows 7 Home

This morning I was watching the CPU graph of a Windows 7 Home laptop and noticed that every few seconds, the CPU would spike several percent. I watched the processes and determined that it was mobsync....
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Offline files - Access Denied

I do some consulting work, so for my home / home office network I'm using Windows SBS 2008 server, with Windows 7 clients on my desktop and PC. I have user folder redirection since I've setup SBS, ...
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How to download website for offline viewing with custom parameters for downloading? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I download an entire website? I want to download this website for offline viewing. Basically the site has open source projects demonstration and the source for the ...
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Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Offline Files do not work

I have Windows 7 Pro 64-bit on my laptop and I use it to access folders shared from the desktop. The desktop has Windows XP Pro and Arch Linux (both 32-bit) installed in dual-boot. Sometimes I boot my ...
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Keep windows desktop in sync with sharepoint folder or UNC share

"Documents" folder in windows 7 is a library so you can add more than one physical folder into it, which includes network folders. For example, the documents library of my company PC includes both "c:\...