Error "path too Deep"  Can't seem to work around.

Posted on 2008-11-18
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
 I am getting an error 'Path too deep error when using USB memory devices' when trying to copy an outlook psd file.  How do I get around this error?  I ahve tried moving the file to the root directory on the usb drive (E:) and changed the destination to C: on the destination thinkiing too many directories were involved.   But to no avail.   Help please..  
Question by:SteveRed
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    open command prompt

    type chkdsk /r/f e:
    that should fix your problem
    otherwise try in command prompt
    xcopy e:\outlook.psd c:\
    see if you get the same error
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    Expert Comment

    you may need to run
    chkdsk /r/f c:
    as well
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    Expert Comment

    what Im getting at is you have a bad master file table

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    Thanks ChrisDunn - quick response.  That did the trick!

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