||NTFS Performance Hacks|
|Subject:||Be careful disabling 8.3 filenames!|
8.3 filenames can be very helpful in times of virus or spyware deletion. Many long filenames will have illegal characters imbedded in them, which will cause the DEL command to not be able to remove. A quick-n-dirty way to delete these files/directories is to use the 8.3 filename.