Recovering files from a deleted offline cache in Windows 7

Normally when there are trouble with the offline files cache, one solution is to reinitialize the cache as described in Microsofts KB-article 230738, The problem with this solution is that files that only exists in the local cache are deleted.

But, if Wolume Shadow Copy is enabled on the affected machine, it is possible to extract/copy files from previous versions of the Offline Files cache using Robocopy as described in the following blog post:

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