Is enable/disable offline files a global setting for the machine (all users) or a per-user setting? RRS feed

  • Question

  • When one enables/disables offline files via the Control Panel, does this affect all users of the machine, or only the user who was logged in at the time the change was made?
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019 10:25 PM


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  • Off-Line files/folders must be enabled,to do so,in run or cmd,type: services.msc  in msc scroll to Offline Files,double click,edit its run time/Auto/Manual/Disable....Any-All OS files/folders get settings thru a Administrator user Account.
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:07 PM
  • Offline files appears to cause some bad behaviors.  In particular, newer versions of files are sometimes overwritten by versions that are 1-2 weeks older.  So, I want to disable offline files.  Also, your response does not address my question.
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:11 PM
  • Hi,

    I did the test, when I enable or disable offline files, it will affect all users of the machine.

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    Wednesday, February 27, 2019 6:47 PM