When you make a network file
, or all files in a network folder
, available offline
, Windows creates a copy of the file or folder on your computer. This is called an offline file. The next time you disconnect from the network, you'll still be able to open, modify, and save the file the same way you would if you were still connected. And when you do connect to the network again, Windows will automatically sync
the offline file on your computer with the corresponding file on the network for the latest changes.
When you are connected to the network, this tutorial will show you how to also manually sync your offline files whenever you like to have the latest versions of files stored on the network right away in Windows 7
and Windows 8