+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
Windows 7 Thread, Windows 7 - Offline files? in Technical; Hi all, Our Windows 7 Suite is finally live! We have 31 computer's but random computers have been having minor ...
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    57
    Thank Post
    22
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Rep Power
    0

    Windows 7 - Offline files?

    Hi all,

    Our Windows 7 Suite is finally live!

    We have 31 computer's but random computers have been having minor issues. Every now and again students file's will appear grayed out with a red cross over the icon? If I go to the files destination on my PC I can see the file's there & everything look's fine but when they login the files are gray and appear missing when you try to load them.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    London
    Posts
    1,265
    Thank Post
    111
    Thanked 242 Times in 193 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Rep Power
    74
    Your computer has gone into offline mode. Either because the user has clicked 'work offline', or the latency between client and server exceeds 80ms, or because the client has genuinely lost connection to the server.

    The files that are not greyed out have been opened recently and cached. The files that are greyed out have not been cached.

    A great explanation on this technet blog:
    How the synchronization in Windows 7 Offline Files works - Romania Networking Team Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

  3. Thanks to psydii from:

    speckytecky (27th January 2012)

  4. #3
    speckytecky's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    2,531
    Thank Post
    3,415
    Thanked 261 Times in 213 Posts
    Blog Entries
    3
    Rep Power
    110
    This seems to tie in to the thread I recently started where some of our Windows 7 machines have also been having this issue. It seems to me that this is one of those PITA issues that has arrived with Windows 7 that makes users want to revert to XP! Deleting Local profiles seems to be doing the trick with our machines but what a flipping pain!!

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 13
    Last Post: 11th February 2014, 10:26 AM
  2. Windows 7 Offline Files
    By AIT in forum Windows 7
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 13th January 2014, 10:41 AM
  3. Replies: 21
    Last Post: 1st June 2011, 04:59 PM
  4. Microsoft Office and Windows 7 Offline Files
    By Sanchez in forum Windows 7
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 9th March 2011, 12:24 PM
  5. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 29th October 2010, 11:08 AM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •