Interesting situation. A few days ago I had a customers machine that had been pulled off a domain without syncing the offline files. These files had no been synced for a good 1.5 years. Ouch. Anyway, to cut a long story short, we had to recover a few GB of offline files to a new machine. Is this possible? Well yes it is. CSCCMD.exe is a command line executeable which comes on the Windows 2003 resource kit. Extended commands for csccmd.exe are here.
Here is how to do it:
1. Copy c:windowscsc to folder to the new computer
2. On the new computer select the start button and click on run. Type cmd.
3. Type csccmd.exe /enable
4. Type csccmd.exe /EXTRACT /RECURSE /TARGET:c:recovered_files
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