Win2k Offline Files Recovery
Posted on 2004-08-23
I have a Win 2000 laptop that was part of an NT domain. The system wasn't available to be disjoined from the domain before the DC was decommisioned, and was disjoined using the local admin account on the laptop afterward. No problems so far except -- it was using offline files for home directory synchronization, and as it turns out the user hadn't brought the system in to synchronize for over a month. It appears (since I can't find them on the hdd) that 2000 actually deletes the offline files cache when disjoined in this situation. Can anyone confirm this for me please? There is a file the user would desperately like to have, and I can think of no way to recover it.