Offline File status is displayed incorrectly in File Explorer in Windows

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 StandardWindows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Symptoms


Assume that you access a file or a folder over a third-party network on the offline share. In this situation, File Explorer displays Offline status as "Online" and Offline availability as "Not available" in the details pane. 

Resolution


To fix this issue, install the hotfix that's described in the Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3071345.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References


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