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Windows 7: Shared Folder Issues

30 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Shared Folder Issues


I am trying to fix an issue with our company shared folder at my workplace.

All the computers/laptops have access to a shared folder on the server, but one laptop isn't showing all the folders that are in the shared folder, for example in one folder it is showing 76 folders instead of the 93 that are actually in the folder.

The shared folder also keeps going offline on the laptop. I restarted the laptop and the shared folder was back online again, and I tried to sync the folder, but it then disconnected and went offline within 5 minutes of the reboot.

Can anyone help?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jan 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, BackTrack Linux 5 R2, Windows XP

It sounds like you have Offline Files enabled, and that your offline files database on the laptop is corrupted. You'll have to re-initialize it. See here:

How to re-initialize the offline files cache and database

This is a common issue and I have had to do this quite a few times with my laptop users.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

Is this part of a Domain?.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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