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i want to improve windows 7 folder name character length. default character length is 260. Have you Any suggestion about this problem ?

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How is the 260 character limit a problem? Can you edit your question to let us know more about your situation? – iglvzx Feb 16 '13 at 23:45
    
read here superuser.com/a/811155/241386 – Lưu Vĩnh Phúc Sep 13 '14 at 8:05

There is no way to obtain the functionality you are after. the limitation is caused by the $MFT name tables, and cannot be modified.

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The 260 value is MAX_PATH, a Windows architectural limitation, not an NTFS limitation. The NTFS limitation is 255 per folder/directory in the path. The NT kernel limits the total path length to 32,767 characters. – SecurityMatt Feb 17 '13 at 6:39
    
wrong, you can use "\\?\" prefix to access fully qualified name maximum 32767 characters – Lưu Vĩnh Phúc Sep 13 '14 at 8:04

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