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[SOLVED] Destination Path Too Long Fix (2021)

Are you looking for the destination path too long fix? You’re in the right place.

The destination path too long error occurs when moving files from one location to another location and I guess many people skip this.

Destination folder path too long fix

I would suggest not to skip because it may contains important data which is important for legal\admins to review. Try robocopy instead of skipping to move data to a destination and do not use the copy and paste option.

Below the command needs to be executed in Windows Powershell to fix the error.

$sourcepath = ‘mention the folder name here’
$Destinationpath = ‘mention the destination folder here’
Robocopy $sourcepath $destinationpath /s /e

I have a video file for testing in my documents folder. Here is the source folder.

Destination folder path too long fix

I also have another folder on my desktop which is the destination folder.

Destination folder path too long error

Source – C:\Users\yourprofile\Documents\Test11
Destination – C:\Users\yourprofile\Desktop\Test12
No changes required for Robocopy $sourcepath $destinationpath /s /e

I have executed the command and here is the results.

Destination folder path too long - while copy/paste

As you can see, files successfully copied. I hope you have learnt the destination path too long fix in this article.

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