problems when saving something when long filenames is used



Kenneth Bess
07-10-2005, 12:43 AM
Hi,

I have a problem when trying to save something, I cannot use "long"
filenames (can't type anymore that 8 characters)!!
It is a Windows XP with SP2 installed

Could someone please try to help me with this?

Kind regards,
Kenneth

Tom Porterfield
07-10-2005, 12:43 AM
Kenneth Bess wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a problem when trying to save something, I cannot use "long"
> filenames (can't type anymore that 8 characters)!!
> It is a Windows XP with SP2 installed
>
> Could someone please try to help me with this?
>

What application are you using when this fails?
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Bill
07-10-2005, 12:44 AM
Convert your disk to NTFS.


"Kenneth Bess" <kbe@t-systems.dk> wrote in message
news:OCATYKSYFHA.4036@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
> Hi,
>
> I have a problem when trying to save something, I cannot use "long"
> filenames (can't type anymore that 8 characters)!!
> It is a Windows XP with SP2 installed
>
> Could someone please try to help me with this?
>
> Kind regards,
> Kenneth
>

Steve N.
07-10-2005, 12:44 AM
Bill wrote:

> Convert your disk to NTFS.

Irrelevant. FAT32 supports LFN just fine.

Steve

>
>
> "Kenneth Bess" <kbe@t-systems.dk> wrote in message
> news:OCATYKSYFHA.4036@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>
>>Hi,
>>
>>I have a problem when trying to save something, I cannot use "long"
>>filenames (can't type anymore that 8 characters)!!
>>It is a Windows XP with SP2 installed
>>
>>Could someone please try to help me with this?
>>
>>Kind regards,
>>Kenneth
>>
>
>
>

Bill
07-10-2005, 12:44 AM
Do not assume its FAT32 you do not know that for sure.


"Steve N." <Steve_N@nunya.biz.nes> wrote in message
news:u%2344wOWYFHA.3584@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> Bill wrote:
>
>> Convert your disk to NTFS.
>
> Irrelevant. FAT32 supports LFN just fine.
>
> Steve
>
>>
>>
>> "Kenneth Bess" <kbe@t-systems.dk> wrote in message
>> news:OCATYKSYFHA.4036@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>>
>>>Hi,
>>>
>>>I have a problem when trying to save something, I cannot use "long"
>>>filenames (can't type anymore that 8 characters)!!
>>>It is a Windows XP with SP2 installed
>>>
>>>Could someone please try to help me with this?
>>>
>>>Kind regards,
>>>Kenneth
>>>
>>
>>

Steve N.
07-10-2005, 12:44 AM
Bill wrote:

> Do not assume its FAT32 you do not know that for sure.

Since when can XP be installed on any file system other than FAT32 or NTFS?

Steve

>
>
> "Steve N." <Steve_N@nunya.biz.nes> wrote in message
> news:u%2344wOWYFHA.3584@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
>
>>Bill wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Convert your disk to NTFS.
>>
>>Irrelevant. FAT32 supports LFN just fine.
>>
>>Steve
>>
>>
>>>
>>>"Kenneth Bess" <kbe@t-systems.dk> wrote in message
>>>news:OCATYKSYFHA.4036@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>>>
>>>
>>>>Hi,
>>>>
>>>>I have a problem when trying to save something, I cannot use "long"
>>>>filenames (can't type anymore that 8 characters)!!
>>>>It is a Windows XP with SP2 installed
>>>>
>>>>Could someone please try to help me with this?
>>>>
>>>>Kind regards,
>>>>Kenneth
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>


problems when saving something when long filenames is used