How To Disable Vista DOS 8.3 Naming Conventions – Ep. 25
- January 9, 2010
- Posted by: Craig Chamberlin
- Category: Uncategorized
This video will show you how to create a registry key in your registry that will disable a non essential background process running in your computer’s operating system. The 8.3 naming convention was engineered for older DOS based systems as a 8.3 filename system that included only 8 characters. This system has been dropped for quite a long time, but the adaptation is still built into your Windows Vista operating system in the off chance you attempt to run any DOS based legacy software on your computer. For most of you, that means this service is completely and utterly useless, so lets delete it.
NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation (DWORD 32-Bit)
For more information on the 8.3 Naming Convention: