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Visual Studio Enterprise 90 days trial period at offline PC

In our company we have Visual Studio Enterprise with 30 period trial that already has expired. It was installed on computers that don't have internet access and at this machines you can't copy files ...
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Offline Network Drive: Unexpected network error

using Windows 10 and its syncronization center, I made my network drive offline available. It's generally working fine, however, I frequently get a error: OSError: [WinError 59] Unexpected network ...
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Windows 10: symlink to an offline folder

I'm trying to streamline synchronisation of a game's save files between two networked Windows 10 machines. I wanted to try doing it locally without involving cloud services (which I will have to ...
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“Work offline” button functionality command in Windows

Windows has the "Offline Files" and sometimes (actually, most of the time) Windows does not recognize when the connection is back and I want to manually disable "Work Offline" mode with this button in ...
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WebDAV drive available offline in Windows 10

Normal mapped network drives have the handy option "Always available offline" in Win 10 which is great because files can be available even when the network is gone. Unfortunately I miss this option ...
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Offline file syncing causes permission issues and hides some (but not all) desktop shortcuts

I have a user running Windows 10 on his laptop who I have enabled Offline Files in Control Panels' Sync Center. Initially everything appeared to be working fine after we restarted his computer, but ...
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devdocs.io doesn't seem to work offline

OS: Linux Mint 18.3 Browser: FireFox 70.0.1 Ironically the documentation for devdocs.io is somewhat scarce. It seems there is no add-on for FireFox for devdocs, although there is one for Chrome. I'm ...
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Microsoft Sync Center not working properly after UNC path referencing was changed via gpo

Anyone experienced Microsoft Sync Center Issues after move from a NAS to an EMC isilon based NAS (in the process changing Server Name & IP Address) resulting impact on Network shares UNC path name?...
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Microsoft Excel 2016 Slow to Launch

Within our corporate environment; we use Folder Redirection for profile folders (e.g. those in Group Policy, AppData\Roaming, Desktop, Documents, etc). We have enabled Always Offline Mode and ensured ...
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Querying Offline Files available disk usage

Looking for a way to query the Offline Files "available" disk usage (Windows 10). The value I want to query is displayed in the Offline Files GUI on the Disk Usage tab. The value is not based on ...
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Recover deleted offline files

I tuned on the offline availability feature for one of my network folder. After turning it off, I accidentally deleted the copy of the offline folder. Is there a way to recover that folder?
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Files not found after online sync

I initially turned on "Always available online" feature for one of my network folder. After turning it off, some of the files disappeared even though they weren't deleted. Why has this happened and ...
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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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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. ...