Can’t access file as path is too long. Share on Facebook Post on reddit Tweet on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Home › Forums › Server Operating Systems › Windows Server 2000 / 2003 / 2003 R2 › Can’t access file as path is too long. This topic has 6 replies, 7 voices, and was last updated 2 years, 7 months ago by MediaLogic. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts JDMilsMember Jan 06, 2009 at 8:03 pm #138071 I’m receiving a lot of calls from users stating they can not access their files. Upon investigation it is revealed that they users are creating paths longer than 256 characters on the file server and later trying to unsuccessfully open the file. Is there a way to stop this? Win2K3 SP2 server & WinXP SP2 workstations. Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.