JSI Tip 0026 - NTFS - Disable 8.3 Name creation.

You can increase NTFS performance if you disable 8.3 name creation.
(Some 16bit programs may have trouble finding Long File Names. Don't set this option if you wish to install Norton NT Utilities.)
Edit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem

Value: NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation

Data Type: REG_DWORD

Default: 0
Range: 0 or 1

Set it to 1 to disable 8.3 name creation. This won't take effect until the next boot.

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