ConfigMgr 2012 R2: 8dot3name settings disabled on the volumes after partitioning and formatting of the local disk

Issue We’ve noticed that the availabitlity of 8dot3name creation and existing mappings have been dropped off our customized OS Image (Windows 7 x64/x86 SP1). Indeed this caused some issues with applications referring to .dll’s in the registry for example using the 8dot3 shortcuts. c:\progra~1 should be mapped to C:\Program Files/ C:\Program files (x86) c:\progra~2 should be mapped to… Continue reading ConfigMgr 2012 R2: 8dot3name settings disabled on the volumes after partitioning and formatting of the local disk