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Suppose there are three identical programs arranged for example:

1.) C:\Program1\
2.) C:\Program2\
3.) C:\Program3\

needed for each database files that are such


data for the program are identical, it is necessary to do something like shortcuts to the file system to make the Data folder to another location, such as C:\Data\ ie cheat program/filesystem when it refers to.

c:\Program1\Data\somestuff.db it redirects to the c:\Data\somestuff.db

same for Program2 and Program3.

The result should be a single folder with the database for all three programs without modifying program source.

I hope correctly explained, is this possible?

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It sounds like your looking for Symlinks. See:

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wow, did not think that it is so easy, many thanks! – kib0rg Sep 1 '12 at 1:01

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