Clearing Offline Files Cache

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Is there a way to clear the offline files cache and the resync?  Thanks!
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Yes, go to Tools>Folder options>Offline files>Hold CTRL+Shift, and click Delete, that will reinitialize teh Cache....
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BTW, here is the MS page for it...

How to re-initialize the offline files cache and database
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=230738

This one also starts teh reinitialization on next boot...

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\NetCache
Key Name: FormatDatabase
Key Type: DWORD
Key Value: 1

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great, thanks much.
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No problem at all. Actually had a problem just yesterday, where the CSCDLL.DLL (Offline Folders Control) was loaded by Winlogon.exe, and was crashing. Turned out that the database was corrupt for Offline files, and teh registry fix worked just fine. I couldnt get into the Offline folders applet to CTRL+SHIFt  delete.

Glad to help out!!

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interesting, that technology always seems to cause an issue, most of the time I just disable it but couldn't in this case.  Thanks again for the tips.
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No problem, Have a great day!!

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