The specified file or folder name is too long

Posted: August 3, 2011 in File name too Long, sharepoint 2007, unable to move file
You recive an error the “The specified file or folder name is too long” when you try to name a file or folder in sharepoint.
This also effects copying of files from explorer view to other location.
 
Resolution:
If the URL of your site sums to 256 + characters it is unsupported by IE6. we advise users to upgrade to IE7 to be able to do so according to KB  – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/894630
 
Alternatively, user can navigate to explorer view and rename the file names to shorter names until the browser is upgraded.
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