The Long path tool comes with special features so that it can handle any file and folder whose length is up to 32000 characters. If a file has to be accessed through windows explorer or FAR, they have the limitation of 255 characters. If the filename or folder name is above 255 characters, such files will not be listed. You will not be able perform various file related operations such as creation of new file, moving, renaming and copying of a file. You will not get error messages like ‘error 1320 the specified path is too long’ as the longest path tool was designed in such a way that it can deal with all kinds of error messages.
When a filename is above 255 characters, the system will count them under ‘filename too long’ category. Such files will not be listed through the windows explorer. As a matter of fact, the operating system present in the computer will not be able to process such files. The Long path tool will overcome such drawbacks and it will access all kinds of files including hidden files and files that are present in other networks as well. The operation that you wish to perform on the file will be done immediately. Even if the file or folder is in an open state, they will be closed by the long path tool so that the required operation will be performed immediately.
When you deploy ‘long path tool’ in your computer, you will not suffer with ‘error 1320 the specified path is too long’ message. The errors are dealt with in an efficient manner. The productivity of your organization will improve as the systems are utilized in an efficient manner. You will have the privilege to perform file related operations on all Windows OS versions.