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Anonymous
June 9, 2005 3:00:46 AM

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How does one enable/disable LFN (long file names) ?

Thanks.

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Anonymous
June 9, 2005 1:40:54 PM

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Both file systems FAT,NTFS support long filenames up to 255 characters
in length.
By default,it is enabled.
You can disable long file names on FAT volumes if you use MS-DOS–based
disk tools regularly on the computer. These tools might either eliminate
the long file names created by OS or delete the files that have long
file names.

There is also registry tweaking to Enable or,Disable Long Filename Support.
Check it here.
http://tinyurl.com/afqwh

regards,
ssg MS-MVP




Brad Bennett wrote:
> How does one enable/disable LFN (long file names) ?
>
> Thanks.
Anonymous
June 9, 2005 1:48:35 PM

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Further help:-
http://tinyurl.com/ysebc

regards,
ssg MS-MVP

S.Sengupta wrote:

> Both file systems FAT,NTFS support long filenames up to 255 characters
> in length.
> By default,it is enabled.
> You can disable long file names on FAT volumes if you use MS-DOS–based
> disk tools regularly on the computer. These tools might either eliminate
> the long file names created by OS or delete the files that have long
> file names.
>
> There is also registry tweaking to Enable or,Disable Long Filename Support.
> Check it here.
> http://tinyurl.com/afqwh
>
> regards,
> ssg MS-MVP
>
>
>
>
> Brad Bennett wrote:
>
>> How does one enable/disable LFN (long file names) ?
>>
>> Thanks.
Anonymous
June 9, 2005 5:35:49 PM

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"Brad Bennett" <bradb56@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> How does one enable/disable LFN (long file names) ?
>
> Thanks.

They are always enabled. You can see SFNs at the
Command Prompt like so:

dir /x
!