Projectwise does not support disabling 8.3 shortnames

Recently we have seen an increase of IT departments rolling out machines with 8.3 shortnames being disabled.  Projectwise does not support disabling shortnames. It will be a problem installing ProjectWise and opening Microstation .dgn files as seen in these related articles.

Bentley ProjectWise Does Not Exist

https://communities.bentley.com/products/projectwise/content_management/b/weblog/archive/2013/09/03/windows-8-alert-file-x86-bentley-projectwise-does-not-exist.aspx

 

File[(x86)/Bentley/PROJEC~1] does not exist

http://communities.bentley.com/products/projectwise/content_management/w/wiki/12837.error-opening-microstation-file-from-projectwise-file-x86-bentleyprojec1-does-not-exist.aspx

 


For more information please see:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa365247%28v=vs.85%29.aspx#short_vs._long_names

 

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