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Changing the location of the 'offline files' folder?

Q: Changing the location of the 'offline files' folder?

is this possible?

I have a 4gb drive that has windows on and when i make a network file available offline, by default it is being saved to this drive. What I want is for the offline files to be saved on the 250gb hard disk I have in the computer.

thanks

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A: Changing the location of the 'offline files' folder?

These two links may help you find some more info on the issue.
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/..20.mspx
http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au/index.php/id;871896698;fp;2;fpid;1277378924

As far as I know there is no way to change the location of the Offline Files.
But if you find any more info do let me know.

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/changing-the-location-of-the-offline-files-folder.366842/
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Dear All,

I am currently setting up my new machine with Vista business 64-bit, and am aware that vista creates 2 folders for x64 and x86 software.
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This means that all software needs to be loaded on another partition or on my second hard disk.
Is this possibe?
Do i have to create 2 new program file folders to mimic the existing setup? i.e say for eg. d:\program files(x86) and d:\program files..??
Your help is appreciated.

Farhad E.

A:Changing location of Program Files folder(s)

Hi Farhad,

Welcome to the forum.

You will not be able change or move the locations for the programs included in Vista. (EX: Windows Mail, Sidebar, Firewall, etc...)

You will not need to create two folders on your other partition for a 32 bit and 64 bit Programs folder. When you install a program, just make sure you change the installation location for it to your other partition.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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A:Changing location of TEMP folder.

Welcome to the Forums.


Most programs will use Environment Variables to determine where the user wants temp files. The screen shot shows how to set the variables TMP and TEMP.

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A:changing scan folder location

What're you scanning from? This seems to specifically be a software/hardware related question relating to your scanner.

Would play around with the software in the first instance to see where its going or alternative consult your manual/google

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A:GP for permanently changing shared folder offline permissions?

Sorry, forgot to mention the environment. We're running 100% Windows 7 workstations and an SBS 2011 server.

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A:changing user/local folder location

Is this for a backup? Because if it's not, you shouldn't move these folders from there current location, there's a reason why there hidden.

Also, even if you do move this folder, Windows 7 would recreate it the next time you logon. Unless you create a shortcut to the new location of these folders in your current AppData folder.

And you can move the folders but it would require you to do so in such a way that you did not use Windows, because that is the service that is using the files that you are trying to move. The computer would have to be either logged off or shut down when the files were being moved, which would require another operating system or even computer.

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A:Changing Excel 2010 default save folder location

After changing the location in the Excel Options --> Save tab... did you reboot?

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(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion)

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Here's what I did...

Left-clicked START menu.

Right clicked on Properties of Top Right Corner default.

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A:Question regarding changing default location of Music and video files

Hello Jack,

Yep, you have it confused just a bit.

You would not be able to move a library since a library is just a collection of folders.

If you like, you could include a folder (new folder if needed) that's located where you want to save the files at in a library. Afterwards, set that folder as the default save location of the library. This way anything you save into the library will get saved to the folder by default.

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A:Offline files / folder sync

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307853

You need to unmark the old users' folders for offline use, apply, reboot and make sure that the machine can see the domain and be made happy on that front, log in as the new user and then mark those new folders for offline use.
 

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A:Missing Offline Files tab in folder options

You need to ensure that Fast User Switching is disabled: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307853

Also, make sure you are enabling offline files on the computer that is accessing the network share, the one that does not have a copy of the files locally.
 

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A:Want to move Offline Files Folder (Windows\CSC)

Yes, there is not a method to do yet. I tried all steps of W7, WIN VISTA!!.

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A:Location of \Program Files Folder ?

dont mess w/ that!!!

the information its placing on you c:/ drive is miniscule

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A:Offline file sync try to sync other user files and folder and failed with access denied or files already in use

Hi Scott
I found the problem and use following method to fix it
1) Check SBS group policy
2) Check permission on CSC folders (I delete all folder under this folder and check permission on this folder)
3) Reinitialize Cache database, there are different method but i use following
http://www.networknet.nl/apps/wp/archives/1093
And finally restart PC
Regards
 ayaz

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A:Combofix deleted offline folder directory causing files to disappear

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A:changing windows folder from default c:\Windows to another location

Why do you want to do that? The Windows folder (and its contents) is essential for the OS to function correctly, and the OS expects to find it in the root of the system drive (C:\). In theory, it could be moved, but that would involve making numerous changes to the Registry to ensure that the data stored there points to the correct location. As the number of changes required even on a clean install is of the order of 5,000+ entries, some of which will require changes in permissions and other security issues, it really is a non-starter especially when you realise that a simple mistake in changing (or, indeed, failing to change) any one of those keys could potentially leave your system as effective as a big door stop with the only option being a reinstallation.

In short, for practical purposes, the answer has got to be that it cannot be done.

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A:Changing folder/files attributes form command line

Go into Windows Explorer and on your menu click Tools, then Folder Options, then the View Tab. About the 10th item down, check *Show hidden files and folders*. This will make any hidden files visible again. You can also select to *Show System Files* if you want. once you refresh Explorer, you'll see any hidden folders. Right click on them to change their attributes. This way might be easier so you can visually see anything that was hidden. You can go back to the menu and opt to Hide System Files again.

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A:IE8 Changing Default Folder Path for Temporary Internet Files

I haven't done it myself, but shouldn't there be a step 8...Reboot. Just a thought.

http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-mail/113107-ie8-changing-default-folder-path-temporary-internet-files.html
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A:Changing folder icons to show open or closed and changing default folder icons.....

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A:Folder not found error when moving folder to another location

Only if you copy from D drive? Always folder TEMP that's in problem?

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A:Move a folder within the appdata/roaming folder to another location?

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A:Help changing offline file synch'ing

Closed triplicate, please reply here:

http://forums.techguy.org/t134156/s96102558f9e191b64a09354c32f13d41.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-changing-offline-file-synching.134154/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/173388-changing-programdata-location.html
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A:Changing location of install?

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http://www.sevenforums.com/software/101946-changing-location-install.html
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A:Changing default location questions.

Hello.



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A:Changing Documents location and Personalization?

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/can-not-use-codec-packages-with-wmp-after-changing-location-639503.html
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A:Changing Java cache location

  
Quote: Originally Posted by luke123


Hi, all

I installed Java (jre 6_21) in a ramdisk on a Windows 7 machine and everything works well, except that I can no longer change the Java cache location (the "Change" button is grayed out). I unstalled Java, and reinstalled it, this time not in a ramdisk, but the cache location remains unalterable. On my Windows XP computers with jre_18 (not installed in a ramdisk), the Java cache location "Change" option is available.

Does anyone know how the Java cache location can be altered in Windows 7?

Thanks!



Try booting in safe mode (F8) to prevent ramdisk from launching. why would you want a ram disk anyway. whats your system specs?
ken

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/109865-changing-java-cache-location.html
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A:Changing controller on an existing, but offline Windows 7 64 installation

Hi
 
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http://christian.hofstaedtler.name/blog/2013/01/using-dism-to-add-drivers.html
 
http://forums.overclockersclub.com/?showtopic=192550

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A:Changing default location for music, pictures etc

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See this tutorial: User Folders - Change Default Location

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~JK

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A:Want to undo changing the deafult location of 'My Documents'

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Tufenuf
 

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A:Changing default location for Excel 2000 Query

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Originally Posted by wings4kites


So I posted previously about Folder can't delete. It's showing in C:\ as C:\ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C. However when I try to delete this it says it no longer exists on C: But looking at views it shows it is File Folder ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C AVAILABLE OFFLINE . Any Idea how to access this and delete it??





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Hi,
I'm using quite a small SSD for my Windows 7 installation. (128GB). I also have a hard drive A: When I upgrade to Windows 10, it will keep a copy of my W7 installation in the windows.old folder. Apparently this is saved on the C: drive. I would need the windows.old folder to be saved to my A: drive which is bigger. Is there an option during the install process that allows me to stipulate where the windows.old folder is to be saved?
Nick
 

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I am troubleshooting a problem with an eSATA hard drive that causes Windows to freeze if the drive is plugged in at powerup. I started Windows in safe mode, and saw that the last driver loaded before freeze is C:\Windows\system32\drivers\disk.sys. However, when I view this folder in Windows Explorer, there are very few files in the folder, and disk.sys is not there. Question: where are drivers stored in 64-bit Windows 7, or why am I not seeing them in the above folder? I am showing hidden files, folders, and drives in Windows Explorer, so I should be able to view them if they are there.

Thanks!

A:Win 7 64-bit Drivers Folder Location

Welcome to SF!

In addition to hidden files and folders, Protected OS files must be shown as well.

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hello...

Had a couple of transferred programs that needed to have *.exe shortcut icons in my 'Start > Programs' list.

Guess what? I can't find it...I can't even find 'Documents & Settings'.

Where is this folder officially located in Vista (as I'm very used to XP Pro, only recently having converted over)...so I can drag&drop the executable ???

Thanks very much,


mw4man

A:Location of Programs Folder

Hi mw4man, and welcome to the Vista Forums

The "Documents and Settings" folder from XP has been replaced by the "Users" folder in Vista

Hope this helps you find your files

If you know the name of the file you are looking for you can search for the file by typing the name into the search bar at the bottom of the start menu

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/197648-location-programs-folder.html