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Preserving long file names when copying from DOSNTFS

Posted on 1999-06-25
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Last Modified: 2013-12-28
I am recovering data from a messed up NT workstation using DOSNTFS. I'm going to copy the data to a FAT partition on another drive. How can I preserve the long file names in the process?
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ID: 1784390
use winzip (or another program which is able to handle long filenames) and back it to one file which has 8.3 name convention. Copy this file. FAT don^t support long file names.

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ID: 1784391
I actually ended up just installing another instance of NT on the same drive. Therefore, the long filenames were not an issue. Thanks anyway; sounds like a smart solution that would have worked.

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