troubleshooting Question

2016 Server/W10 - Long File Path Limits Not working

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Currently unable to rename files in paths which exceed the systems 256 character limit via Windows File Explorer.

I've applied the registry key "LongPathsEnabled" to bring the maximum towards 1024 characters in the file path, but no avail.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem
Key: LongPathsEnabled=1

Is there another registry key which I need or option that needs to be modified that would allow one to modify files/folders? I used to be able to do it in Windows 7 environments, there must be another setting that I cannot locate.

I am unable to modify the files via UNC paths either.
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Michael Pfister

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