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Turn On / Off Long Filename Support

Posted On 2005-11-1 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Turn On / Off Long Filename Support (Windows 9x and NT)
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Windows 9x and NT introduced the use of long filenames on existing FAT partitions. Some legacy software maybe incompatible with this new filesystem, and may require the use of 8.3 filenames. Enabling this setting turn off long filename support.

Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem]
Value Name: Win31FileSystem
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Data: (0 = long file names, 1 = 8.3 filenames)


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