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Briefcase equivalent for Windows 8 64 bit surface pro

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Is there a program out there (please provide name and link please), that will allow the user to do what briefcase did back in the xp days? Basically I have a user that needs to work offline then sync all his/her updates to our server once back at the office.

I was able to hack the registry and get briefcase to install but it is slow as ever on the computer and have several stability issues.

I was thinking something like active sync but i'm really not familar with this so all detailed help would be welcome.
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I believe in windows 7 and 8 this native using offline files.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/understanding-offline-files#1TC=windows-7
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by:Steve
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Yep, the offline facility has been a part of the basic OS since Vista.

Right click the folder while connected to the server and try 'make available offline'
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by:bbimis
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so pardon my ignorance how do you update and or add files to it ?
or do you just have to make a shortcut to the network share and do changes there ? i'm confused
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worked great thanks!
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