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Support Long Filenames on Netware Servers (Windows 95/98/Me)

This setting controls whether long filenames (LFN) are supported on Netware servers, and if supported which versions.

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Open your registry and find the key below, if it doesn't already exist then create it.

Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, named "SupportLFN" and set it to either '0', '1' or '2' depending on the table below:

Value   Description
-----   -----------
  0     LFN Disabled
  1     LFN Enabled on Netware 3.12 and above
  2     LFN Enabled on all Netware servers that support LFN

Restart Windows for the change to take effect.

Registry Editor Example
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|SupportLFNREG_DWORD0x00000002 (2)|
Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\VxD\NWREDIR]
Value Name: SupportLFN
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)

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Last modified: April 4, 2002