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No. Long path names are nothing to do with unicode or wide characters.
They are the opposite of "short path names" -- the 8.3 FAT compatility fudge that allows the path 'Program Files' to be accessed as 'PROGRA~1'.
As such, long path names are actually just the normal path names visible in the NTFS file space.
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