File System Tweaks - Change the Offline Files Synchronization Method

This tweak determines whether the system performs a full or quick synchronization of offline files when the user logs off, and prevents users, including administrators, from changing the setting.

To change this, follow the next steps:

  1. Open the Registry Editor click on the Start button on your taskbar, then click on Run and type "regedit" and click on OK to start the regedit utility.
  2. Expand HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\NetCache (see picture 1).

    Picture 1
  3. Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "SyncAtLogoff" and set it according to the value data above.
  4. The modifications you made will be in effect after you reboot your PC.



Lex van der Horst

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