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You may not be able to synchronize offline files as you expect in Microsoft Windows XP. When this problem occurs, you may receive one of the following error messages.

Error message 1
More data is available.
Error message 2
The system cannot find the file specified.
You cannot resolve the problem by restarting the computer.
This problem occurs because a cache is corrupted.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


To apply this hotfix, you must have Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed on the computer.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Windows XP with Service Pack 1   Date         Time   Version           Size  File name   ------------------------------------------------------   28-Oct-2004  01:29  5.1.2600.1599   92,160  Cscdll.dll   16-Aug-2005  00:02  5.1.2600.1729  431,232  Mrxsmb.sys   12-Oct-2004  16:22  5.1.2600.1599  170,112  Rdbss.sysWindows XP with Service Pack 2   Date         Time   Version           Size  File name   ------------------------------------------------------   16-Aug-2005  00:01  5.1.2600.2739  452,864  Mrxsmb.sys
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the terminology that is used in this article, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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Article ID: 903891 - Last Review: 12/09/2015 02:50:28 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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