That is exactly what I'm trying to do here. Rename directories programmatically to make the paths shorter i.e. more succinct. I have something like 70 of them and each path requires about 4 or 5 renames to shorten by 30 or so characters.
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Trying to get them all done in one day to move the whole mess to a shorter path root. (i.e. c:\hw instead of c:\softwaredistribution
Unfortunately we can't move the folders until the path is < 256 characters.