Sunday, August 3, 2008

Disable 8.3 short-name generation

One of the things that is still a remainder of the past is the 8.3 short-name. You know it can be a pain to access somethings in program files. Well you can have solve this by editing the registry.

Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem
add the dword value NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation and set the value to 1.

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