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JSI Tip 3953. 'The memory could not be read' error during file operations?

When you perform a file operation, copy, paste, rename, etc., you receive:

Windows - Application Error The instruction at "0x00403759" referenced memory at "0x202c7971". The memory could not be read. Click on OK to terminate the program.

The problem can be caused by a buffer overflow due to having a file extension that exceeds 260 characters to the right of the period.

Microsoft has a supported fix at Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 267858

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