Offline Files network shares might not be available in Windows 8.1

This article describes an issue that occurs when you log on to a computer that's running Windows 8.1. A hotfix is available to fix this issue. The hotfix has a prerequisite.

Symptoms

If a script or an application uses the Win32_OfflineFilesCache class in Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) to pin, sync, or unpin an offline file share, the script or the application may freeze. That's because the Offline Files WMI provider doesn't return after the required pin, sync, or unpin operation is complete.

Resolution

To resolve this issue, we have released a hotfix. Even though this issue has been observed only in Windows 8.1, the hotfix also applies to Windows RT 8.1.

Important If you install a language pack after you install this hotfix, you must reinstall this hotfix. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this hotfix. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that's described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there's a "Hotfix Download Available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section doesn't appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to get 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 don't 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 website: Note The "Hotfix Download Available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you don't see your language, it's because a hotfix isn't available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have April 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (2919355) installed in Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1.

Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, you don't have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix doesn't replace a previously released hotfix.
File information

Status

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

References

See the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.
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ID článku: 3078627 – Posledná kontrola: 8. 9. 2015 – Revízia: 1

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