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The file names are too long to be recovered


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I'm getting a pop-up for 99 files on a drive that says: The file names are too long to be recovered to the selected destination

An example of one ridiculous image name: TANG CHHIN SOTHY - A Cambodian man rides his motorbike loaded with vegetables a woman passenger along a street in Phnom Penh on August 14, 2009. A report by his organisation, which monitors Cambodian road safety, found the country saw around 4.5 fatal.jpg

The destination is a folder on another drive.

Is there any way around this?

 

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How long in characters is the pathname to the destination folder?
If you add a long pathname to a long filename then you could be hitting the 256 character limit in Windows.

And my Word processor say that your example filename already has 213 characters, and that's not including the spaces, so you don't have much left for the path itself.

To give yourself a chance I'd try creating a new folder on your recovery drive with a short name and trying recovery to that.
eg assuming that you are recovering to D: then someting as simple as a folder directly on D: with a one character name such as D:/R

Or you could try recovering straight to D: with no folder.

When/if you do get it back then you'll probably want to give it a shorter name.

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With spaces including the file extension it's exactly 256 characters. If the file can be recovered renaming "might have to be done" using Command Prompt.

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I hadn't checked but thought it might be around 256 with the spaces, it does cut off suddenly seemingly in the middle of a sentence.

In that case I'd guess it's try to recover straight to D: with no folder.

*** Out of Beer Error ->->-> Recovering Memory ***

Keep getting logged out of websites? See this link:
https://community.ccleaner.com/topic/67601-saved-passwords/#comment-349999

Worried about 'Tracking Files'? Worried about why some files come back after cleaning? See this link:
https://community.ccleaner.com/topic/52668-tracking-files/?tab=comments#comment-300043

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