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Synchronizing offline items while your computer is idle

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To synchronize offline items while your computer is idle

  1. Open Synchronization Manager.

  2. Click Setup, and then click the On Idle tab.

  3. In When I am using this network connection, click the network connection that you want to use.

  4. In Synchronize the following checked items, select the check box for the offline items that you want to synchronize, such as a folder on a mapped network drive or an Internet Explorer offline Web page.

  5. Select the Synchronize the selected items while my computer is idle check box.

Notes

  • To open Synchronization Manager from the command line, click Start, click Run, type mobsync, and then click OK.

  • To synchronize individual files, folders, or Web pages in Windows Explorer, My Computer, or Internet Explorer, click the item that you want to synchronize, and then, on the Tools menu, click Synchronize.

  • You can create a different synchronization setup for each of your network connections.

  • To specify whether to synchronize offline items while your computer is running on batteries, open Synchronization Manager, click Setup, and then click the On Idle tab. In When I am using this network connection, click the network connection that you want to use, click Advanced, and then select the items that you want to synchronize and for which you want to prevent synchronization when the computer is on battery power.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

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