By default your NTFS drives creates an 8.3 (8-character for the name and 3 for the extension) filename each time a long filename is created.
This feature can be disable, to increase disk speed:
- Click on Start, type cmd in the Search Bar> right click "Run as admininstrator".
- Once the commnand prompt is opened type the command below:
- fsutil behavior set disable8dot3 1
- Restart your PC
To enable this feature back, use the following command:
- fsutil behavior set disable8dot3 10