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Windows 7: file too long ????

01 Mar 2011   #11
pacinitaly

windows 7 professional & ultimate 64bit laptops
 
 

thanks Jeff !!!


I try later. have a good night


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02 Mar 2011   #12
CyberZeus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 clean install
 
 

Hi, you have to input CD commands to change current directory to where mp3 resides. Then, use the 8.3 format to move files.
You input the move command with incorrect syntax.
That is: MOVE <source> <destination>
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04 Sep 2012   #13
jcmwmatt

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

Cut Long Names
Download Cut Long Names 1.9 Free - Search and rename the file names that are longer than 150 characters. - Softpedia
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Cut Long File Names!: Rename inaccessible files!
Because Windows had a limit of 255 characters, and if you didn't know it already, that include the full path so its much easier to exceed the 255 than most would think. Utility allows to rename the file so when it exceeds 255 characters included in the full path then shorten that file name so it does not exceed 255 in total.
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06 Sep 2012   #14
pacinitaly

windows 7 professional & ultimate 64bit laptops
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jcmwmatt View Post
Cut Long Names
Download Cut Long Names 1.9 Free - Search and rename the file names that are longer than 150 characters. - Softpedia
Cut Long Names Screenshots, screen capture - Softpedia
Cut Long File Names!: Rename inaccessible files!
Because Windows had a limit of 255 characters, and if you didn't know it already, that include the full path so its much easier to exceed the 255 than most would think. Utility allows to rename the file so when it exceeds 255 characters included in the full path then shorten that file name so it does not exceed 255 in total.

thank you very much
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06 Sep 2012   #15
pacinitaly

windows 7 professional & ultimate 64bit laptops
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CyberZeus View Post
Hi, you have to input CD commands to change current directory to where mp3 resides. Then, use the 8.3 format to move files.
You input the move command with incorrect syntax.
That is: MOVE <source> <destination>

Grazia
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06 Sep 2012   #16
jcmwmatt

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

[QUOTE=pacinitaly;2082602]
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jcmwmatt View Post
Cut Long Names

thank you very much
Your Welcome, John in Western Australia.
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10 Oct 2012   #17
JBeharry

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
ALternate way - reduce the folder names

If you have a long file name buried in folders and thus exceeds 256 characters and can not be copied...

Rename one or more of the folders to be shorter - until you get under the 256 limit.
As a reminder - it includes the entire path, file names, & extension.

You will then be able to copy the file\folder using standard Windows Explorer and no added applications or alternate OS Boot disks.

If the file is on a network share, you can also create a new drive letter mapped part way deeper down the folder path - so that your new drive and file are shorter than 256.

Best of luck.
JohnB
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