|Data type||Range||Default value|
Determines whether or not the FAT file system uses long file names and extended timestamps. This entry is designed to make the files stored on FAT volumes use only those features of the FAT filesystem as used by Windows 3.1 and earlier. Changing this value does not change any files, but it does change how FAT displays and manages the files.
|0||Long file names and extended timestamps are used.
Windows 3.1 and
|1||Long file names and extended timestamps are not used. Only those features of the FAT file system which were available to Windows 3.1 and earlier will be used.|
You must restart the system before a change to this value takes effect.
Any discrepancies caused by setting this entry to 0, using a file on a Windows 3.1 or earlier system, and then opening the file on a Windows 3.51 or later or Windows 95/98 system, can be resolved by running chkdsk.
Setting this value to 1 will maximize
compatibility with Windows 3.1 and