Enable offline files from command line

Saturday, October 9, 2010 Leave a Comment

Windows OS provides GUI to enable or disable offline files feature. For those who want to enable offline files from a batch script, below is a tip how to do this.

Windows XP/Server 2003

In Windows XP offline files can be enabled from command line using the below command.

csccmd.exe /enable

To know where to download this csccmd.exe from read Download csccmd.exe

Windows Vista/ Windows 7

In Windows Vista and Windows 7 we can enable offline files feature by enabling offline files service. This can be done using SC command as mentioned below.

sc config CscService start= auto

You need to reboot the machine to start using offline files feature.

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