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Windows 7: Win7 Disable MAX_PATH = Enable Long Path Support

07 Apr 2018   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Win7 Disable MAX_PATH = Enable Long Path Support

is there a way in windows 7 to regedit disable MAX_PATH limit to enable Long Path support?

if this can be done, then i won't need to use an additional 3rd party utility. like maybe increase max path from 256 to 32767 characters


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07 Apr 2018   #2

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, Kali, VMWare Workstation Player, OpenVPN

Hi Magnakai,
Is this what your looking for?
260 character Explorer path length limit
I'd backup the registry before any modifications/changes
How to Backup and Restore the Windows Registry
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08 Apr 2018   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hi thanks, i will give it a look
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