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How to Move Offline Files Cache in Windows 7?

How to Move Offline Files Cache in Windows 7?

On Vista systems, I've been using these instructions to relocate the "Offline Files Cache" from its default location of c:\csc. Works great.

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bert [Entry]

"I've found the following to work well. I would advise to create a restore point prior to doing the following.

Create a folder for your offline file cache. Something like D:\Offline.
From an elevated command prompt type the following: Takeown /r /f C:\Windows\CSC.
Open the Sync Center and go to Manage Offline Files.
Click Disable Offline Files and restart the machine.
From an elevated command prompt issue the following commands:

rd /s C:\Windows\CSC
mklink /J C:\Windows\CSC ""D:\Offline""

(or whatever your folder name is, but be sure to use the quotes if you have space(s) in the name).
Reopen the Manage Offline Files window and Enable Offline Files.
Restart the machine.

All files/folders that are made available offline should now be redirected to whichever folder you specified."
bert [Entry]

"It's even more simple than that in Windows 7

Just open Sync center >> on left chose "" Manage offline files

In new window Offline files on first tab just use option View your files

It will open a new window with offline files content.

From there you can just do a copy-paste to any folder on desktop or physical drivers."