We use windows 2003 servers and XP as the client OS. Previously we had two servers ie mockserver-a and Docserver-b, on our network and we replaced old servers with new servers and we didn’t demote the old servers , we just removed them from the network after moving all the stuff from old to the new servers and deleted the server names from AD. Now i have few synchronising problems with some of client PCs.
In the system Tray i can see a tiny computer icon. If i move the cursor over this computer a pop up comes which says offline files –offline computer files.
If i double click this small compuer icon i get a window which says
Offline Files Status dialog box and it says in the box
You are working offline and may continue working normally changes to any offline files will be copied back to computers on the network when you synchronize
Below there is a tik box window which says work online without synchronizing changes which is unticked
Below its listed in the box
Computer Status information
Mockserver-a offline unavailable for reconnect
Dockserver-b offline unavailable for reconnect
I have deleted the servers from AD . But still the servers keep appearing in the client PCs with synchronization problems appearing Do i need to clean the Active directory database in a different way so that the client PCs dosent remenber to connect to the deleted servers. Any ideas appreciated