Microsoft KB Archive/107449

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Cannot Start Application with Long Path (64+ Characters)

Article ID: 107449

Article Last Modified on 10/31/2006



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1



This article was previously published under Q107449

SYMPTOMS

You cannot start some 16-bit applications from File Manager (or by using their full path from any command prompt) if the path is greater than 64 characters.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT and Windows NT Advanced Server version 3.1. This problem was corrected in the latest U.S. Service Pack for Windows NT and Windows NT Advanced Server version 3.1. For information on obtaining the Service Pack, query on the following word in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (without the spaces):

S E R V P A C K



Additional query words: prodnt

Keywords: kbinterop kb3rdparty KB107449