How to Remove Offline Files Cache in Windows 7 – FIXED

Have You Ever Wondered on How to Remove Offline Files Cache in Windows 7 ? РBy Default Microsoft Windows Has no Direct Built-In User Interface in Order to Remove Offline Files Cache in Windows 7 i.e CSC (Client Side Caching) Cache.So Here in This Post I am Going to Tell you the Whole Procedure to Remove Offline Files Cache in Windows 7 by Using Windows Registry and Command Prompt.The Offline Files cache are Provided with a Restart Capability if there is an Indication of Content Corruption.Generally the Offline Files Cache (CSC Cache) is Located at %SystemRoot%\CSC by Default and is Completely Hidden.The Content in the CSC Folder or in its Sub Folders Must not be Modified Directly as It Can Result in Complete Data Loss and Breakdown of Offline Files Cache Functionality therefore Care Must be Taken While You are Making Changes in the CSC Folder.Here  is a Step by Step Guide on How to Remove Offline Files Cache in Windows 7

Remove Offline Files Cache in Windows 7 – Registry Editor

  • First of all You need to Open Windows Registry Editor as an Administrator.To open it type ‘regedit‘ in RUN Dialog Box
  • Now Search For the Following Key

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Csc\Parameters

Note - If in Case the Parameters Key Does not Exist then You need to Create a New Node With Name ‘Parameters’¬†

  • Now Under Parameters Node Create a New DWord 32-bit Value with the Name ‘FormatDatabase’ and Set its Value to 1 as Shown below in the Image Remove Offline Files Cache in Windows 7Remove Offline Files Cache in Windows 7
  • Close Registry Editor and Restart Your Computer So that New Effects Can Take Place
  • You are All Done and Your Offline Files Cache Will be Removed

Remove Offline Files Cache in Windows 7 – Command Prompt

  • You Can also Remove Offline Files Cache in Windows 7 by Using Command Prompt and For this You Need to Add the Following Command in Command Prompt

reg add HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Csc\Parameters /v FormatDatabase /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

Note - You Must Run Command Prompt as an Administrator else this Method will Not WorkRemove Offline Files Cache in Windows 7

  • Now Restart Your Computer So that New Effects Can Take Place
  • You are All Done and Your Offline Files Cache Will be Removed

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