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File path is too long...over 255

Hi Experts,

I have a problem to copy back some files to its original location.
In my previous version of a folder I wanted to copy back some folders and files.
But many files bring the error, they cannot be copied because of the long path .

Please can you help me to get rid of this limitation ?
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Install 7zip and archive the folders and files inside previous version which you want to copy and extract the zip file back to its original location.
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Here is the error.
I sit possible to fix with Windows explorer ?
No. The restriction is 260 characters for a file name in NTFS system and you cannot bypass it.

Zip and unzip the files as mentioned in my comment above us one of the workarounds.
ok thanks.
I used another explorer tool and here we have no restrictions.
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Yes you are right, the win explorer can just work with 260 characters.
The TOTAL COMMANDER can work with all characters.
NTFS files can be 32bit long.
it is not a problem of NTFS, it can handle 32bit long paths