Article updated on September 12, 2007

Make sure "Fast user switching" is not enabled, if so:

  1. Click "Start button"
  2. Click "Control Panel"
  3. Click "User accounts"
  4. Click "Change the way users log on or off"

Use this feature when you want to get the latest files from a network you occasionally connect to. The latest files are always automatically downloaded or uploaded. If someone else has been working with the same file, you always have the option to save your version, use the other version or save both files.


  1. Start windows explorer
  2. Go to "Tools" in the menu
  3. Click "Folder options..."
  4. Go to tab "Offline files"

  5. Click "Enable offline files"
  6. Click ok!