Problem: well, you know how when your total path length exceeds 256 characters, bad things start to happen, right? Solution: somewhere in the Developer Chat forum, i suggested that long paths should be supported natively by AutoIt. this is progressing leisurely, and until completed, i re-wrote most of AutoIt core file management functions to support long paths. the concept is to call the unicode versions of the file management functions in kernel32.dll, and use the unicode pr