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I have Windows Server 2008 serving as domain controller and file server. The file we mainly work on are MS office 2007 files. The problem I'm having is that sometimes, when 'User A' modifies a word file and saves it, and when 'User B'(on a different computer) goes to the same folder to access that file, 'User B' will only see the previously unmodified file, like no change has been made to the document. If you were to open that document on other computers they are able to see the changes made to the document. All users have same permissions. Date and Time stamp on the file is correct, so for sure 'User B' is opening the correct file.

Any help regarding this would be greatly appreciated.

EDIT: Did more digging into this, it seems like its not specific to computer but user. On the same affected system another user logged in and they can see the proper version of the file. Where as the affected user logs in and they see older version of the file.

Is there some cache that I need to delete or something?

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Are people using offline files on their computers? Are you using DFS for these shares? – Grant Mar 4 '14 at 23:15
Thank you for reply Grant, – Zer0 Mar 5 '14 at 14:21
you thanked me...but didn't answer the questions. Perhaps you hit send before you were done? – Grant Mar 5 '14 at 14:24
Thank you for reply @Grant. The setup is very basic, there are a bunch of shared folders on server. users access them using shortcut pointing to the folder \\server\shared_folder1 etc. Users open and edit files right there and dont copy any files to their systems, since these are MS Word Files only one user can open them at a time. I checked DFS is not installed. (PS: Yes I had hit enter to go to the next line but apparently that means submit. Sorry about that) – Zer0 Mar 5 '14 at 14:31
have you checked that neither user has enabled offline files for those shares? – Grant Mar 5 '14 at 15:15

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