Offline Files: syncing the root and disabling sync of selected subdirectories

I've got WinXP users with folder redirection of their My Docs folder to a network drive. In this case H:\, windows of course synchronizes this type of redirection with the offline folders system so my users have a My docs folder that is @ H:\.

The problem, there are some folders in the network share that do not need to be sync'd. Ideally, I'd right-click on the folder and select "make available offline" to remove the checkmark however this is grayed out.
I'm sure this is because it is being sync'd by the offline file system via the root drive however i'd like to see if there is a way to do this where we have this option back. It is rather handy.
for now, i've just moved the folder in question out of the user's network folder so it is not sync'd but this seems like a cheat.
Is there perhaps a registry hack or GPO option I can tweak that will allow this option to be checked or unchecked?
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Well, if you are using GPO to specify the folders that get sunc, its going to override any change that you make, or in this case, want to make. So I dont think you can get that granular and still take advantage of the Administratively Assigned Offline Files.....

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Any thoughts?
htrumbu11Author Commented:
Hi John, you are correct. since I'm sharing the root via GPO there is no way around it.
I tested a few ways around it and none were stable, if MS' offline file system can be called "stable".
thanks for confirming,
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Windows 7 is *supposed* to be much better when it comes to Offline Files.....
htrumbu11Author Commented:
It's not much better, I'm testing that on a few machines. I've been on it for 9 months and I think they are more stable but I've not pushed it as hard either because I don't want to find out where it breaks yet...  
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