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Posted on 2014-12-12
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Folks,

i'm getting a source path to long error when trying to restore a previous versions folder. I read about Subst but do not understand how to make the path map when it's coming from a restore point. for example I tried copying the location with the time stamp and opening up a command prompt to map the location to a virtual drive letter using the Subst command but I got file path not found.  any help with be appreciated I will need some guidance on getting this to work. or if someone knows another way to get this done, I am open to suggestions. thanks

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by:NVIT
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- What program are you using to restore?
- If you clarify or post your exact steps and errors, that would help greatly
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I was able to resolve by using this software http://www.pathtoolong.com/ 

thanks for responding though.
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found a solution that worked for me.
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by:firehaaw pit
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Long path tool can solve your problem.
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