Archive for the ‘unable to move file’ Category

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.