Forget about Too long path and other errors forever

Do you know how it feels when you can access your own files? The vast majority of PC users face this problem quite often. Computers are made to serve people, but they are full of bugs, glitches and limitations. They can be helpful, but also can spoil your mood and ruin your files. Mostly error messages are about managing your files and folders: when you can’t remove, delete, rename or copy them you feel frustrated and lost. Why some files are accessible, and some are limited by something? And is it possible to fix errors if system itself tells you that they are lost forever? We have answers to all this questions.

Windows OS limitations

If you use Windows OS and it is playing on your nerves with errors like Too long path, File name too long, Destination Path Too Long, then it is because Windows has issues with long filenames. Every name longer than 255 characters will cause an error message. Windows OS is not able to copy, rename, delete, access or do any operations with the files. To make long thing short all Windows versions have imperfections in file managing system and also problems with keeping files in the disk. The longer you use the system, the more files it has to handle. Besides, 3viruses, other programs and adware add problems to the existing ones. As a result many folders and subfolders appear in the system. It causes long paths and names that Windows OS can’t manage and access, because it has some restrictions.

If you think that using newest version of Windows will keep you out of it, you’re mistaken. With all upgrades, fixes and new features that were added the problem wasn’t solved. Nor Microsoft provided you with any solution. You can’t even delete disturbing files because Explorer locks them.

The only thing that was done by Microsoft to help its users is hidden directory creation where all files with long names are stored. They probably thought that if you don’t see a problem, you’re not disturbed by it. In fact, it made things worse in many situations. You neither can access your files, nor find them in the system. But be sure: they are there. They can be created by other systems, programs or adware. In this case files are safe, but take space in the disk and make the machine slower. However, viruses can create the files and create damage to your system. In this case deleting is necessary. Problem also can arise if files with proper names are located in many subfolders and the whole path exceeds 255 characters limit. If you use Internet Explorer then its favorites also have quite long names. When you want to access them, the whole bunch of errors will appear:

  • Path too long installer unable to modify path
  • The file name(s) would be too long for the destination folder. You can shorten the file name and try again, or try a location that has a shorter path.
  • Destination Path Too Long
  • Path too long
  • The file is in use by another program or user
  • The filename or extension is too long
  • Windows Delete Path Too Long
  • winrar 260 character limit fix
  • The specified file or folder name is too long. The URL path for all files and folders must be 260 characters or less (and no more than 128 characters for any single file or folder name in the URL). Please type a shorter file or folder name
  • File Name could not be found. Check the spelling of the filename, and verify that the file location is correct

These are not all of them, but you can see how frustrating file management can be. Now when we know what kind of problems we have, we need to find out how to get rid of them. Long Path Tool is a perfect solution that can copy, rename, move, delete and do many other things with all your files.

Why Long Path Tool?

Long Path Tool can help you to solve file management problems. It can handle files up to 32000 long without any annoying errors.

The program keep you out of frustration that you could face using another file manager. Files and folders with long names will not be a problem for you. The working process of Long Path Tool is quite easy – it navigates to the file that needed to be dealt and allows you to rename, copy, move or delete it with no time at all.


There is nothing special required – you can have this program at your disposal right now. Downloading it from the official site takes less than a minute and installation process is even quicker.  It works smoothly on all Windows versions: Windows Vista Enterprise, Win98, WinME, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, WinXP, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Basic and Windows 95.

When installation is over create an icon on your desktop to be able to access Long Path Tool easily. Then click on the icon and you’ll be able to do all operations with files that were forbidden by Windows.

Long Path Tool is in development and new features appear all the time. The Tool is very basic and was made to be understandable even for new users. It also can work on slow computers and doesn’t require much space in the disk.

Long Path Tool can offer you to use the trial version first. You’ll get to see how it works and what it does before updating to the premium version. The trial version doesn’t have the functionality that full version has, but it is also very helpful as you can feel the difference in file management yourself. Long Path Tool can replace your previous file management program since it has wide range of functions, it is simple and effective.

With the trial version you get support and updates for free. You can also register your email and receive updates from us, so you will know all latest methods of fighting error messages.

People who tried Long Path Tool became loyal to it and recommended the Tool to friends. If you have any questions or problems regarding the program please write us at It doesn’t matter if you have a trial versions or a full one, we are there to help you. Also if you have any suggestions on how we can improve Long Path Tool write an email.

So, go and get yourself a copy and don’t let Windows errors bother you anymore. Long Path Tool combines functionality with user friendly interface; it will save your nerves and times by quickly fixing errors and managing files.

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