Server 2012: Disable short file name creation.

To disable short file name creation

  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and click OK.
  2. Locate and then click to select the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\File System.
  3. Right-click the setting NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation and click Modify.
  4. In the Value data box type 1 and click OK.


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