Policy-based offline files may not be available offline

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SYMPTOMS

When you log on to your Windows 2000-based computer while it is disconnected from the network, some or all of your offline files may be missing or unavailable.

CAUSE

This problem may be the result of one or more of the following conditions or actions:
  • When files are pinned, they may not be filled immediately. Instead, files may be dependant on logoff synchronizations to fill them if they are not automatically filled while logged on.
  • A logoff occurs before administrative pinning has completed.
  • Full synchronization at logoff did not find new files in administrative-pinned folders.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time      Version        Size      File name
   ---------------------------------------------------------
   5/21/2001   01:58p   5.0.2195.3633   238,864   Cscui.dll 
				

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 3.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about how to obtain a hotfix for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265173 The Datacenter Program and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server Product
For more information about how to install multiple hotfixes with only one reboot, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
296861 Use QChain.exe to Install Multiple Hotfixes with One Reboot
For more information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes

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Article ID: 296068 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
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