An unexpected error occurs when you try to upload a file that has a long file name to a picture library in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

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SYMPTOMS

You have a file that has a long file name. When you try to upload this file to a picture library in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, you receive the following error message:
An unexpected error has occurred.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the file name exceeds the limit of 125 characters.

RESOLUTION

To work around this problem, reduce the file name to less than 125 characters, and then re-upload the file.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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Article ID: 982588 - Last Review: September 22, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
  • Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
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