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Faster Vista! [HD] Ep. 25: Disable DOS Based 8.3 Naming Conventions for Legacy Software

This video is brought to you by: http://www.pcmichiana.com Registry Location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem Registry Key: NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation (DWORD 32-Bit) Desired Value: 1 This video will show you how to create a registry key in your registry that will disable a non essential background process running in your computers operating system. The 8.3 naming convention was engineered for older DOS based systems as a 8.3 filename system that included only 8 characters. This system has been dropped for quite a long time, but the adaptation is still built into your Windows Vista operating system in the off chance you attempt to run any DOS based legacy software on your computer. For most of you, that means this service is completely and utterly useless, so lets delete it. For more information on the 8.3 Naming Convention: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8.3_filename
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