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W10 Testing New Long Path Extension Tips?

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#1 gene098


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Posted 10 June 2017 - 10:27 AM

Hey guys,

I upgraded to Win 10 today and had enabled the Long Path in Group Policy to see if its really true that Windows 10 can go beyond the 260 char limit.

But When I tried copying a folder from my computer to my Sea Gate external drive, it wouldnt copy still and had the same problem of being too long.

Heres a picture

Heres showing the GpEdit enabled

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#2 JohnC_21


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Posted 10 June 2017 - 10:41 AM

See the last post in this thread.



#3 SleepyDude


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Posted 10 June 2017 - 10:57 AM

Hi :welcome: to BleepingComputer


You may want to read this: https://www.adamfowlerit.com/2016/10/windows-max-path-now-lot-bigger/

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#4 mccarty82


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Posted 31 July 2017 - 05:59 AM

I am suggesting to try "Long Path Tool" program.

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