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Posted on 2006-07-07
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I had a user log on to my PC with his Roaming Profile. He is no longer using the PC so we removed his local profile - however my own profile is including his files!  I have removed them from the offline files on my computer but when I sync it brings them back!

Any ideas?
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Question by:Powerhousecomputing
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Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy earned 500 total points
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This is one of the reasons that it's suggested that you don't include My Documents with a roaming profile... it's better to use the My Documents Folder Redirection for those.

You probably have to reset the Offline File Sync Cache. To do this, open Windows Explorer > Tools > Folder Options > Offline Files.

Then hold down the CTRL and SHFT keys and then click the Delete... button.  You will get a warning asking if you want to re-initialize the cache.  Click Yes, and then reboot to finish.

Jeff
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There is no delete button - only delete files which if I hold the keys down as you suggest and then click on it it does not have the effect you mentioned.
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by:Powerhousecomputing
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my error - pressing wrong key! eek!
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so, I guess it worked?

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