Event ID 1525

KB ID 0000270 


Windows has detected that Offline Caching is enabled on the Roaming Profile share – to avoid potential profile corruption, Offline Caching must be disabled on shares where roaming user profiles are stored.

Pretty self explanatory – Offline caching is turned enabled on Windows shares by default, for shares that have profiles in them this needs disabling.

event 1525


1. The error will tell you the username in question “It’s been blurred out above”. Go to a domain controller and click start > run > dsa.msc > locate that user > Properties.

2. The users profile can be in TWO places Either on the “Profile” tab, or the “Terminal Services Profile” tab. See which server it is on and go to that server.

3. If you are having trouble finding the share on the server click Start > Run > fsmgmt.msc {enter} > this will tell you where the folder is.

home folders

4. Locate the folder in question > Right click > Properties > Sharing > Caching tab.

caching settings

5. Select “Files or programs from the share will not be available offline” > OK > Apply.

available offline

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