cant disable offline folder in winxp pro

cant disable offline folder in winxp pro

Post by daniel.pen » Wed, 01 Feb 2006 03:19:36


My laptop users have a network share marked for syncing via offline
folders.
Every time I try and uncheck it via tools/syncronize, it appears
rechecked next time I view tools/syncronize.

The share is via a DFS share. The folder is the users HOME folder.
If I type the share path into RUN line, I can see the users folder,
with a sync symbol on icon. But the folder has no "Make available
offline option".

I have reviewed group policies, but cannot find any specific entries
to sync this folder.
Perhaps there is an implied sync if the used is set to be the users
Home folder?

I can't seem to find the share name in the registry anywhere to hack it
out.

Any help appreciated.
 
 
 

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