File System Archiving placeholders show as an ' X' on Windows Vista or later version of Windows OS clients.

Problem

File System Archiving placeholders show as an ' X' on Windows Vista or later version of Windows OS clients.

Solution

Offline handling has changed in Windows Vista or later version of Windows OS. Non cache offline will be displayed as a grey X. (Figure 1)

Figure 1
 

Cached offline will be display as a green circle icon. (Figure 2)

Figure 2
 

This is expected behavior in Windows Vista or later version of Windows OS.  For more information on offline handling in Windows Vista or later version of Windows OS refer to the Microsoft article below.

 http://download.microsoft.com/download/d/2/c/d2c57cf9-49c2-4f56-b56e-b3e06bb1445b/technet%20jan08%2021.pdf
 

Applies To

Windows Vista

Windows 7

 

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