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I'm trying to install a mod for my Steam copy of Silent Hunter 4, but I keep getting this error when I try to copy and paste the mod files into the mod directory:

The file is located in
TriggerMaru_Overhaul_152\\REL_TriggerMaru_Overhaul _152\\Data\\Campaigns\\Campaign\\PatrolObjectives\ \Insertion Coastwatcher Vella Lavella
within the file I am trying to paste.



Is there some way to fix this, or is this just an inherent problem with Windows?
Edited by Nuxes - 12/16/08 at 11:21pm
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Windows doesn't like files that have names that are more than 259 characters (that number includes all parts of the file location eg: x:\\whateverfolder\\someothersubfolder\\subfoldern ame2\\steam\\mods\\TriggerMaru_Overhaul_152.....) If you can't change the file name because the mod needs that name, try putting it higher up in the file tree.

So move everything up however many folders possible, see if that is short enough.
    
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