“Cannot Access This Folder. Path Is Too Long” Error in Windows NT policy

Windows NT (originally standing for “New Technology”) is 32-bit Microsoft operating system from Microsoft for Intel x86 CPUs designed for users and enterprises requiring advanced capability. Windows NT became the basis for the following Windows 2000 operating system. Two separate versions client and server are currently available.

long file name errorPath too long error while running Windows NT

When a user tries to open,copy, remove, or rename a folder using Microsoft Windows NT Explorer or File Manager, the following error message may be obtained: Cannot delete folder – path too Deep Can’t access this folder. Path is too long. When user attempts to log on to the PC that runs Windows NT 4.0 he/she will also get the error message: Cannot access this folder. Path is too long.

Problem causes and solution

This specific destination path too long error may occur if the the system administrator utilizes System Policy Editor for creating policy that establishes the Hide Network Neighborhood Icon option. It also indicates that Custom Shared Folders or Custom Folders utilize an UNC connection to connect to a share on the central server. Hide Network Neighborhood Icon option removes the capability to use UNC names for connection that’s why long path error occurs.

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