How to install long path tool on your computer
Long path tool is the software that allows you to get rid of errors arising out to too long file paths. Whenever you come across problems due to too long path while trying to manipulate a file on your computer, you would require the long path tool software to fix it. It effectively helps you to get rid of your long path errors. Long path errors generally occur due to huge number of characters, conventionally more than 255 characters in a file path. However, with long path tool the limit is extended to 12,000 characters and you can easily handle the file without any trouble. In this post, you are going to learn about how you can download and install the long path tool on your computer.
Requirements for Long Path Tool
If you are willing to install the long path tool software it is not a complicated affair. The time taken to perform long path tool download and then install it is very little. All computers having Windows as it operating system supports long path tool application. However, the version of the computer has to be above Windows 95 which is not a factor at the present times as all computers today have a higher version of Windows.
Long Path Tool Download
Long Path Tool’s home version which is used for domestic purposes is considered as freeware i.e. software for which you will not have to pay anything. You can logon to the website longpathtool.com and download the software. Downloading Long Path Tool is very easy and a matter of few seconds only. On the right hand side of the page you would find the download link and you can click it to download a zipped or compressed folder. After you download it, you will have to extract the files from the compressed folder. After extracting you have to click on the Long Path Tool file. Long Path Tool install might not run in some situations. The reason for it is that you might not be having .net framework or you have it on your computer but have it disabled. If you do not have it on your computer then you can download it from the link microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=17851. If you have it in your system then you might have to enable the .NET framework by going into ‘programs and features’ of the ‘control panel’ of your computer and then click on ‘Turn Windows features on or off’ to finally check the box next to ‘Microsoft .NET Framework’. After that you can click on the long path tool file in the extracted folder and get the software installed.