When you disconnect your laptop from the office network and go on the road or connect over a slow or intermittent link, how do you maintain a copy of a file on the offline computer while the original is on the main server? More importantly, how do you handle a conflict if someone in the home office changes the file on the server while someone else changes it on the road?

In the November issue of TechNet Magazine, Jeremy Moskowitz explains how the Offline Files engine lets offline users work just as if they were working online, and explains the differences in offline file support between Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista.

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