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My backup keeps failing with error code 0x81000037 and Microsoft's KB says that I have reparse points somewhere that are causing this. How can I find them in a large group of files and folders?

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I noticed alot of the junctions are in the C:\Users\Users\<Username>\AppData folders, and that I got alot of error loggings about those folders. So I'm going to try and remove those from the backup. Geez Microsoft you'd think you could give us a list of the bad junctions at least. – leeand00 Jul 20 '10 at 22:02
(in the error message...) – leeand00 Jul 20 '10 at 22:10
Note that generally you don't need to remove all reparse points, but only those of type "mounted volume", and only if they are at least partially including stuff in one of your "Libraries". See here for my detailed answer. – Jonas Heidelberg Sep 26 '11 at 9:33
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dir *directory* /AD /S | find "<JUNCTION>" To save to a file:

dir *directory* /AD /S | find "<JUNCTION>" > *filename*.txt

On Windows 7 (not sure about Vista), you can also use:

dir /AL /S

to search for Reparse Points. This should be a lot faster than going through the whole directory contents then piping it to find.

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Okay well that found them. But there's soo soo many of them! – leeand00 Jul 20 '10 at 21:59

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