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I"m trying to map a local path to, say the G: drive letter so I can access that path using G:.

E.g., something like g:\ -> c:\some Dir\

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up vote 10 down vote accepted

Doesn't subst G: C:\Some Dir work any more in Win8?

Of course, you should be able to accomplish the same via Win Explorer as well:

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But this works only in case of a Network Path and not a Local one.

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You will first need to share the folder, then you can map it in explorer as in Karan's answer or use

net use Z: \\yourpcname\foldername
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you need use vSubst utility to acheive the same.

download vSubst utility from below URL :

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Works perfect even across reboots! Thanks! – Gourneau Jan 8 '15 at 21:38
Working well on win10 – Mahn May 11 at 23:00

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