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Windows 7: winrar "total path and filename length must not exceed 260 characters

04 Jun 2011   #1

windows 7
 
 
winrar "total path and filename length must not exceed 260 characters

Is there an easy way round this? I am using Win 7 ultimate 64 bit.

thank you in advance

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04 Jun 2011   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bethy1234 View Post
Is there an easy way round this? I am using Win 7 ultimate 64 bit.

thank you in advance
Easy no, what do you need to do?
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04 Jun 2011   #3

windows 7
 
 

I sorted it.the destiatio path was on my nas drive in a deep subfolder. solution dragged winrar contents on to root c:\ instead.

Thanks for lookig.

Regards
Andy
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04 Jun 2011   #4

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

If it's using the Ansi file APIs in Windows they're still limited to 260 total path length. I just looked on the site and it mentions Unicode but no mention of file name length. Some things you just have to use the old Ansi APIs or the programming gets really messy.
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