Allow extended characters in 8.3 filenames

Posted On 2007-05-03 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Allow extended characters in 8.3 filenames
Tags: Tip Software Hack/Tweak Windows NT Windows 2000 Windows XP
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This setting allows extended characters to be used in 8.3 filenames. Short file names with extended characters may not be viewable on computers that do not have the same character code page.
Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESystemCurrentControlSetControlFileSystem]
Value Name: NtfsAllowExtendedCharacterIn8dot3Name
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

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