Preserving Long Filenames for Legacy Applications

Posted On 2005-11-1 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Preserving Long Filenames for Legacy Applications (Windows 9x)
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Windows normally preserves the long filenames of files accessed by legacy applications. This functionalty can be disabled if you are experiencing LFN errors with a legacy application.

Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem]
Value Name: PreserveLongNames
Data: (00 00 00 00 = disabled, ff ff ff ff = enabled)

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