character max for file extensions on windows xp

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Microsoft Windows XP
what is the maximum amount of charachers you can have for a file extension on windows xp? how long can it be?

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Files can have a maximum length of 256 characters which includes what’s after the .

Example store.exe is 9 characters, not 5.

That is to say that you can have a file extension as long as you want so long as the file name and extension together (with the period) don’t exceed 256 characters.

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  • brianfo
    I'm using Long path Tool For everything like this.

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