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NTFS Junction Point from HDD to SSD, will it cause performance bottleneck? (steam game relocation)

Can an NTFS Junction Point between HDDs cause a bottleneck? Or will the junction be cached in memory? Specifically, I want to install Steam on a magnetic HDD. This means all the games will be ...
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Why doesn't XCOPY copy my junctions?

I'm trying to copy a Users Directory with XCOPY, but parts of it are not working. (I'm running as Administrator, in a command prompt which was started with Run As Administrator) The user directory ...
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Can mklink make portable links?

Is there any way to create portable links in NTFS using mklink? Or it there a better solution? I want to be able to distribute an application in a zip file or folder copy where there is one "real" ...
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Move directories in C:\Windows to D:? (by means of junction point)

Can I move the following directories from C:\Windows to D:, and replace them with a junction point? Microsoft.NET assembly $hf_mig$ Installer
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junction to a folder in a junction?

I've created a junction point to preserve the folder structure I'm used to while storing my source code files in the cloud. It looks as follows Junction point: C:\development\projects\ Physical ...
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Windows 7 Service Pack 1 with NTFS Junctions: ERROR_NOT_SAME_DEVICE(0x80070011)

I have a quick question about installing Windows 7 Service Pack 1 with NTFS Junctions in place. I keep getting this error: ERROR_NOT_SAME_DEVICE(0x80070011). Now from what I researched online it is ...
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List all files and dirs without recursion with junctions

Is there a native|portable tool that can give me an unicode (or at least system local-compatible) list of all files and directories under a path recursively, without recursing into junction points or ...
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Give Access to a Subdirectory Without Giving Access to Parent Directories

I have a scenario involving a Windows file server where the "owner" wants to dole out permissions to a group of users of the following sort: \\server\dir1\dir2\dir3: Read & Execute and Write ...
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remote symbolic link / junction

Might be a pretty obvious one but have had some trouble finding solid answers. I have a directory on a windows network share containing different versions of an application. I would like to have a ...
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How do I mklink junction + move content from C:\Program Files to D:\Program Files?

I have a few applications that absolutely refuse to install into anything but C:\Program Files or C:\Program Files(x86). Changing the registry keys for default install folders doesn't seem to provide ...
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Scenario - NTFS Symbolic Link or Junction?

Differences ┌───────────────┬──────────┬──────────┬──────┬───────────┬─────┐ │ │ Absolute │ Relative │ File │ Directory │ UNC │ ...
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Can you link an NTFS junction point to a directory on a Network Attached Storage?

I'm using Windows, and I want to use Dropbox to back up a folder outside my Dropbox directory. So I want to create a junction point from my target directory to my Dropbox folder. Accoding to the ...
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Can someone make sense out of “Hard Links and Junctions” article from MSDN?

At Hard Links and Junctions MSDN article one can read the following: A hard link is the file system representation of a file by which more than one path references a single file in the same ...
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Is there a way to delete a dependent junction(s) point when we delete the target folder?

The situation would be something like this: Target directory: Target Junction Points: Jun1 → Target Jun2 → Target What is the best way to delete the junction points if I delete the ...
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What can I do about Windows 7 Backup error 0x81000037, apparently caused by reparse points?

I've been getting this error: 0x81000037: Windows Backup failed while trying to read from the shadow copy on one of the volumes being backed up trying to take a Windows backup of my workstation ...
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How do I delete hardlinks, symbolic links, junction points, etc please?

I could be wrong, but I'm yet to hear a valid argument for the exploitability that these things deliver...outweighing their very dubious / debatable functionality. They seem to me to be marginally ...
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Ubuntu 9.10: Which package can handle NTFS Junction?

I've created some directory Junction in Windows XP When I tried to rename those in Ubuntu 9.10, I get error message, kind of Operation not supported Which Ubuntu package can handle NTFS Junction? ...