Welcome again my dear followers to our Long Path Tool Blog where we have always promising and dedicated guides and tutorials only for you. Shortly in the next few lines I would be discussing with you some of the major problems we face every day in our lives whether we work in home or in an office, casually or professionally. Probably it could be one of the most annoying problems ever in the data history which is the loss of files in our external hard drives or USB flash drives. Imagine on your big day, you stick your USB inside your computer after working so hard for that presentation or graduation project and you just can’t find the files inside your drive. The memory is already reading and processing the data and gives information you have memory used but you can’t see or access the data within your windows explorer. Here comes the simplest solution ever. For those who purchased a full copy of Long Path Tool would gain that advantage. Long Path Tool can detect and make you control your lost data inside your flash drives which is mainly happened because of a virus. Most of antiviruses software if not all of them will remove the virus but will not recover the lost data. Long Path Tool only can do. If you simply open Long Path Tool and select your Path/Directory where the files are hidden, the powerful search tool in the software will find all your data inside and makes you in command to Copy/Delete/Rename/Move all your data. The Lite or trial version users will be asked to purchase the application to unlock this exclusive feature. So I highly recommend you do buy it to get full access to Long Path Tool options. I bet you will never find a faster application who can do this professionally. What is the idea of this action?
Long Path tool used the remounting commands programmed by windows CMD window. Here is how you can do this. Open RUN from start menu and type CMD then press enter, if you are using windows XP/ ME/Vista or right click windows 7/8 logo in the task bar and choose Command Prompt (admin) to open it with administrator privileges. After putting your USB drive it will be assigned a drive letter, for example F:\> or E:\> then type CD.. Then press Enter to browse up from your username folder then repeat it again CD.. then press Enter to go up to the main drive then type your USB drive letter such as (driveletter:\ then Enter) where driveletter is the letter assigned to your USB drive as a path address. Then after you press enter your drive will be mounted and accessed. Next we type the following command:
Driveletter:\attrib –r –a –s –h /s /d then press enter. Then close Command prompt window then open your windows explorer and select your USB drive and you will find all your files and data there with no need to format or restart your machine. Whatever your operating system is, Long Path Tool would be a perfect fit and the ultimate error cracker. Don’t forget to visit our Social networks on Facebook, twitter and google+ to communicate with many and many users just like you and know how they love Long Path Tool to solve their data problems in ordinary life or at work. Next we are going to talk about how to use long path tool to search for the files in your USB or external drives with certain character lengths. After you open your long Path tool software copy and select your USB drive you can enter the 256 character limit windows can handle to search and list all long path files with are more than 255 characters. Windows data structure is programmed not to allocate more than this length size per each file. Long path tool changes this structure my creating virtual image temporary paths so you can make control and overwrite/rewrite the attributes and properties of this file and select new save destination in the drive and after the modification is done, this virtual directory is removed which saves us any capacity losses. In a single click you will find all the long path files and directories listed in front of you for control like a walk in the park to make changes you need to do and you can choose to save the files to new destinations after renaming them, even if you cannot see or access them in the windows explorer.
Finally, we get down to the end of this technical review of this powerful tool; Long Path Tool. In every guide or tutorial I tell our users about, I live the experience in person before sharing it with you. That’s why I tell you, BUY IT. See you soon in the next article.