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Unable to stop Windows XP Pro Synchronising offline files

jodyallen asked
Last Modified: 2008-07-30
I have a Windows XP professional HP laptop. I use offline files to a managed network drive. The problem is this, the laptop previously belonged to someone else and for some reason it still wants to sync their files.

I log in as admin and untick the option to unsync user a's files. Then user b logs in and sets up offline files, however when logging off it then sync's both user a and user b's files and I have to go in again and untick user a's again.

I hope my example has made the scenario clear, and if needs be will re-explain. I am just after a way I can permantly get the laptop to stop the sync on the original owners laptop.

Many Thanks in advance.
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Offline files are stored in the following location in windows might be a good idea to try and remove those as well and also remove the profiles of the people no longer using the machine:


delete anything found in there I believe you have to have Offline Files turned off, reboot and then go to the above location and remove all of the files then reboot and you can set up Offline Files again.
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