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Offline Files Problem


i have a network with:

Desktop - win 7 ultimate
Dell laptop - win 7 pro
Sony laptop - win 7 home premium
Netgear readynas duo

I have tested the "always available offline" function on the desktop and dell laptop and it works fine with files on the nas. However on the sony laptop the right-click option "always available offline" does not appear. I can find the sync center in the control panel, but when i go to "set up new sync partnerships" it says " there are no new sync partnerships that can be set up on this computer". Also the "manage offline files" link doesn't work.

Can anyone help me enable this? I'm assuming that this function is available on home premium as there is an entry in the control panel.


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