Number of characters when naming a Memory Stick

  s99Raj 17:27 22 Jan 2008
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I have a USB memory stick and wish to name it using more than the 11 characters it seems to let me use.

Is there any way round this?

I'm using XP Professional.

  rossgolf 17:34 22 Jan 2008

i dont think you can.

  s99Raj 17:35 22 Jan 2008

That's odd because I can name my Hard Disk with more than 11 characters (I'm using about 22 characters for my Hard Drive).

  rossgolf 17:39 22 Jan 2008

oh ok fair enough
honestly i have never come across this situation i just stop typing whenever i am not aloud to anymore

have you tried another usb mem stik to see if its the usb stik not the computer or anytink like that

  rossgolf 17:41 22 Jan 2008

jsut found this
click here

  rossgolf 17:41 22 Jan 2008

jsut found this
click here

  Totally-braindead 17:43 22 Jan 2008

A USB memory stick is not exactly the same as a hard drive and I think it might be an inbuilt limitation.

  s99Raj 17:43 22 Jan 2008

Yes it's the same with other memory sticks.

  Totally-braindead 18:04 22 Jan 2008

According to the link rossgolf gave you there is a way round it - if the instructions work ok.

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