Can't get rid of Offline Files

  Gaz W 11:46 22 Apr 04

Just installed XP Pro and have set it up on a domain. The problem I'm having now is one I've had before and posted on here, but this site no longer seems to keep all of your past postings.

Anyway every time I log on or off I get the synchronise window and on selected files and folders I get a white box with two blue arrows in it, which is really annoying.

I don't want to use Offline Files so I was wondering how I'm supposed to turn it off.

When I go to Tools > Folder Options there is no Offline Files tab. This may be because I have a group policy disabling Offline Files but somehow XP has decided to use them and lock me out from disabling them!!!

Is there another way to disable them?

  Taff36 12:58 22 Apr 04

In IE6 go Tools>Synchronise then hit the setup button and at the bottom untick the two boxes "When I Log On" "When I log Off"

Or is this what is not available to you?

  Gaz W 14:10 22 Apr 04

Thanks for that information. That was available to me, but since I updated Windows the synchronising seems to have vanished. I unchecked the boxes anyway though as they were still checked.

I'm not going to tick this as resolved yet until I can be sure the problem has definitely gone away.

Thanks again for your help,


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