how to rename a file with too many characters

software on a server created file with more that 256 characters. so not a problem of long path with a normal file

how to rename such a file? nothing i tried worked.
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Richard FrankSystems AdministratorAsked:
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John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems EngineerCommented:
Check if this tool helps
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David AtkinTechnical DirectorCommented:
Map a network drive to the folder location  of the file.  This will shorten the 'path' and may allow you to rename the file.
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Richard FrankSystems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
thanx helped
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