Offline Files May Report Error Messages When Starting Services Affected Products: Software
Affected Operating Systems: Windows VistaISSUE: Gateway computers with Windows Vista ship with Offline Files enabled, but when looking at the Services window, the Offline Files service is set to Automatic and when you attempt to start the service you see an error message. RESOLUTION: The resolution requires editing the registry.
IMPORTANT: If incorrectly done it is possible that these actions may lead to reloading the operating system. Please be aware that backing up all important files before editing the registry is critical.
The complete instructions are found in Microsoft knowledge base article 934160.