Get Rid Of File Path Too Long Errors With The Help Of A Long Path Tool

If you are getting error messages showing the file path too long while trying to delete some file on your desktop, you are not the only one. It is common to get such error messages. You will be trying to use delete key first and if that does not work you will be tempted to try other methods like using del*. link, shift + Del etc., but you will find the same message reappear. No amount of taxing your brain will solve the problem. This is because the problem is due to long path name of the file.

Logic behind this obstinate behavior

Your system is unable to recognize files that have more than 255 characters. This is known as file path too long error.

The solution

There are programs which can fix this file path too long errors and can delete files having more than 255 characters, but less than 32000 characters which is the internal limit of windows.

Long path tool

Such programs are known as long path tool utility and you can get these over the internet. Simply download any such utility from the internet and install your computer.

This will help you to get rid of file path too long errors for ever.

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