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The Long Path Tool and Related Computer Error Messages

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Long Path Tool Solution

How Long Path Tools Work

Long Path Error Messages

Ever come across the long path tool error message? It’s the one that says “the path is too long” when deleting files or folders on your computer. These cannot be deleted due to the error message mentioned and other accompanying errors. Some of the other errors tells you that the file or folder is invalid, too deep, not found or non-existent, is being used by another user or program, and/or cannot be read from the destination or source disk or folder.

Long Path Errors - The Simple Reason

These Windows error messages results from programs that are no longer readable by the computer’s system. The originating or destination file or folder can no longer be read and cannot be deleted because the software or program which created them is neither present nor available but the file or folder still remains.

Long Path Errors - Personal Solution

If you have no idea what to do about it, you probably have tried something nonetheless. You may have restarted the whole computer or attempted to rename the file. These I’m certain did not work and the same error message pops up over and over again. You cannot delete the file no matter what you do.

Long Path Tool Solution

There’s a

Long Path Tool Solution
n effective solution when you cannot delete a folder of file other than reformatting the entire computer or sending it for repair. There are tools which can let you rename, copy, and unlock files you’re having trouble with. Various long path error fixer utilities which can delete seemingly undeletable files are actually offered in the market. Most of these features a user friendly interface that even inexperienced computer owners can be able to use with ease. These are also compatible with almost all Windows Operating Systems.

These types of tools are designed to locate all long paths especially those with file names that are more than 200 characters long. Windows can actually allow file names to be as long as 32,000 characters in length[853]. No one will purchase any product without some form of proof. So to test a related tool, you can always try a free version. Trial versions can provide the same results as full versions. The only difference is the type of support you can get from the manufacturer as well as software updates. Paid versions provide full support from the manufacturer and allow software updates for as long as a lifetime. You can take advantage of these once the product is tried and tested.

How Long Path Tool Solution Helps

How does it help? Literally, long path tool utilities can delete, rename, and copy files and bypass any error message displayed, most especially the path too long error. These tools locate which programs control the files or folders that cannot be accessed and unlocks them. Thereafter, you can make any changes as you please including deleting the files or folders.  

A path too long tool can also manage multiple errors all at the same time. It can locate other long path files found anywhere on your computer. You can delete the undeletable files exactly where they are located as soon as they are found. 



Nov 15, 2011 3:27am
Good tip but most of these tools comes with a price to be able to access its full version.I've learned to fix that kind of errors manually by going to the registry itself but can't recommended to everyone as it requires thorough knowledge in computer troubleshooting.
Nov 15, 2011 3:53am
I know. I didn't know how to fix it myself. lol. :) Good for you, you know how to fix it. Maybe you can share it with us. :)
Nov 15, 2011 5:01am
ok, ill try to put it in words how to tinker with registry. I'll give you message when its ready. looking forward to read more of your articles! more success for you.
Nov 15, 2011 5:04am
Thanks a lot. Maybe you can write about it and make it an interesting article. What do you say?
Jan 30, 2012 4:40pm
Hi Guys

I have same problem.Path too long cannoy copy.But then i googled a solution which solve my problem.I want to share with you.Use LongPathTool it will solve the problem.
Jan 30, 2012 5:34pm
Thanks for reading!
Sep 30, 2012 10:14am
Hi friends, Long Path Tool helped me in this situation. http://PathTooDeep.com. Thank you.
Oct 12, 2012 7:17am
Hello...Path to long? I am new here but I can give a small suggestion. Then you may be able to delete, remove, renaming and others. Long Path Tool helped me in this situation, so at lest you can download 1CLong Path Tool" for solve this problem. Thank you so much.
Oct 23, 2012 3:25am
If you a regular computer user, so you must be to comply with some problems. 1CLong Path Tool 1D is give us a nice toolbar LONG PATH Error Fixer. It 19s can help us for delete/ copy/ remove 26.. File. Thanks.
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  1. "Naming Files, Paths, and Namespaces." MSDN.Microsoft.com. 10/09/2011 <Web >

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