16.8. Offline Files

Beginning with Windows 2000, the Windows-based operating systems added the capability to work with resources that are "online" (accessed through the network or other connection) and "offline" (replicated copies of the resource stored locally). The key is to keep the files in synchronization so that multiple versions of the same file stored in different locations match each other.

16.8.1. Windows Vista

Windows Vista did not change what was already in place with the other operating systems; it just modified it. The two biggest modifications are the inclusion of the Sync Center and the restriction of offline file support to the Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate versions. If you do not have one of these versions, you will not ...

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