unable to delete

By JButenh125 ·
I am unable to delete certain files in My Documents . The error says the file specified is not valid or too long. Specify a different file name. How can I delete these files?

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by OldER Mycroft In reply to unable to delete

If the filename is excessively long, the Windows shell will have difficulty with it.

Try renaming it prior to deleting.
You can rename it to ANY small filename - after all, you are just going to delete it anyway.

That should do it.

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