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NtfsAllowExtendedCharacterIn8dot3Name

Updated: March 28, 2003

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

NtfsAllowExtendedCharacterIn8dot3Name

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem

 

Data type Range Default value

REG_DWORD

0 | 1

0

Description

Specifies whether the characters from the extended character set, including diacritic characters, can be used in short file names using the 8.3 naming convention on NTFS volumes.

 

Value

Meaning

0

On NTFS volumes, file names using the 8.3 naming convention are limited to the standard ASCII character set (minus any reserved values).

1

On NTFS volumes, file names using the 8.3 naming convention may use extended characters.

This entry does not exist in the registry by default. You can add it by using the registry editor Regedit.exe.

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