For file path too long problemsť use long path tools

Problems with file path too long are not new and many windows users have experienced it sometime or the other. These files are a nuisance and can cause your computer to hang quite a few times during operations. The files take a lot of space on the hard disk because of which you will want to get rid of them. However, you will not be able to get rid of these files as your windows explorer is simply not able to manage such files. Every time you will hit the delete command, the system will return an error message saying that the system is unable to perform the task.

Technical aspect

The technical aspect behind this inability of your system is a shortcoming of the windows operating system whereby it cannot process files with long address path.


The solution lies in making your system recognize the file, and that can be done by installing a file management utility that can help your system to recognize the file.

There is a file path too long utility available for free over the internet which can manage such files. Download the file and perform commands on path too long files in the window of such utilities.

Download Long Path Tool 5.1.6 here