I've always wondered... What is the "Windows Briefcase" thing used for? Does anyone use it for anything?
In school, I used it to sync files on a USB flash drive with files on my hard drive. I created a new briefcase on the flash drive, and dragged my school files into it. Then when I was at home, I would work on the hard drive copy and then hit the sync button in the briefcase. At school, it appeared as just another folder, so I'd make my changes and then they'd get synced again when I got home.
I remember working on a development many many years ago and we had to sync files between computers in different hemispheres. One PHB piped in with "hey, we can use the My Suitcase option can't we?"
This has got 'burn bag' written all over it...
Holy crap. That's funny.
The Briefcase did what Offline Files now does better.
OP +1 has it right.
Problem is, most of the users had no idea what it was for and just used it as another 'My Documents' folder.
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