fsutil.exe error repair tool
Fsutil is the tool utilized by Microsoft Windows Operating systems to perform functions that are associated with FAT and NTFS file systems. When the fsutil.exe location in Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, is compromised and it is removed or corrupted then we as users find ourselves facing errors and the only way to fix them is an executable and dynamic link library repair tool like DLL Suite.
The fsutil.exe 8dot3name sub command asks for and transforms the settings related to short name behaviour on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 and it restricts file names to eight characters and optional extensions to three characters. Any damage to the executable file or if a virus has corrupted the files and disabled the command then application will fail to find files and directories that have longer file names. Scanning your computer using and advanced virus removal tool like VSKsoft Anti- Virus will remove the virus and let you know exactly where and which file was corrupted.
Fsutil.exe 8dot3name set 0 is used to enable the 8dot3 name creation on all volumes on the system and as such if the Fsutil_exe are corrupted then we won't be able to do that. And furthermore programs and applications will refuse to stay open or even work with error event id 0xc0000096 and you will be forced to fix it before your computer eventually throws a blue screen of death your way.
Users have seen that whether it is Dell Inspiron or Sony Vaio or HP notebook or HCL Desktop when they wanted to freshly install Windows 8.1 from Windows 8, they ran into
fsutil.exe behavior set disable8dot3 error messages when they tried to restore their files from an external drive, because 8.3 filename support was no longer enabled in their drives. Thus important data files could not be restored.
At an elevated command prompt if users enter fsutil.exe behavior set disable8dot3 1, then 8.3 name creation can be disabled manually. But if it is done then be sure of what you are doing because most of us aren't experts and a simple wrong command can cause massive damage in the registry which will corrupt all executable files and dll files as well. This will lead to fsutil.exe bsod errors and ultimately crash the entire system as Windows configuration settings will be damaged permanently.
Fsutil.exe behaviour set memoryusage 2 is often used by Minecraft or World of Tanks gamers to improve the performance of the cache memory but that will be impossible if your system keep son suffering from bsod errors and crashes every few minutes. This will even lead to the task manager displaying incorrect file names when trying to run an application.
Fsutil exe hardlink creates a hardlink or directory entry between and old and new file. But if the fsutil.exe file has been damaged or corrupted or replaced then not only will the sub-command not work, it will also create massive appcrashes during the start of applications like Microsoft Office, Microsoft Messenger, Skype.
If your computer is facing these problems then regular troubleshooting methods will be of no help and you will need to use an executable file and dynamic link library file repair tool like DLL Suite to repair and fix fsutil.exe files in default locations on Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems.