Have you ever come across a situation where you have an error right on your computer screen and you have no idea what it talking about ? The same happens to most of us. It’s because, though we use computers for our daily operations, we are not well versed with the technicalities behind it. Here is an amazing tool to help you with the most common errors such as “file name too long”, ” path too long”, ” file name is too long” and ” too deep path” . These errors re-occur very often if the file name is longer than 256 characters, as windows do not supports file naming convention longer than this.
Long Path tool is a simple downloadable software that can perfectly handle the long path errors, deleting system locked files etc. This software is specifically designed to read file which are not accessible to users because they are named too long. This software can handle the situations where you see the errors such as sharing violations, name is too long, path is too deep, source path too long to delete, file could not be accessed, this file is in use by other user, cannot read file from source or disk, destination file may be in use, cannot remove folder, installer unable to modify path, Path you entered is too long enter short path etc. These are the situations where Windows explorer or FAR manager will not be able to even rename, delete or edit the file.
Features of LPT ( Long Path Tool):
Long Path tool is very easy to download. If you are worried about hard disk space, it’s very compact. Here is what it can do to files with long path.
- LPT can copy files which have long naming than 256 characters.
- This program can easily rename files which already have more than 256 characters in name and so Windows explorer denies renaming.
- Sometimes users are denied access by Windows to delete the files with long path. LPT can easily delete them.
- When these files need to be renamed/ deleted, it becomes essential to close the application which is using these files. LPT is such an intelligent program that it can detect the application as well and close it.
- In many instances we do not know where these files are located in computer. This program can list down all the files which are existing in your computer, with a longer naming convention. This makes it very easy for you to decide which files are to be deleted/ copied/renamed.
- This program doesn’t need the comp to have any special requirements. It is very much compatible with any version of Windows. Windows Me / NT / 2000 / 2003 / XP / Vista / Windows 95, 98, Windows 7 / Windows Server 2000 / Windows 8 / Windows Server 2003 / Windows Server 2008.
- It has an exceptional speed in scanning you entire computer to find out the long path files.