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Jennifer Schwilling
Jennifer Schwilling
3,103 Points

Error installing android studio "path too long" Windows 10

About 95% of the way through extracting I get an error message: Error 0x80010135: Path too long

1 Answer

Pauliina K
Pauliina K
1,973 Points

Hey! In windows the file path length cannot be longer than 260 characters, so this error message simply means that you've reached the limit. For example:

C:\programs\folder\folder\folder\folder\folder\folder\folder\folder\ etc.. or you just have too long names, for example if you have a long username or the files have long names.

Try to move it somewhere else and put it as "soon" as you can in the path, like C:\Users\username\Downloads, and if even that is too long try just extracting it in C:\ directly. Let me know how it goes!

Jennifer Schwilling
Jennifer Schwilling
3,103 Points

Thank you! I'm up and running. =)

Pauliina K
Pauliina K
1,973 Points

Awesome! Good luck!