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folder dropped as junction, & then; add folder within junction to serve as physical folder (same directory)

when we are talking about junctions, it's a folder from another location serving a purpose in a specific location as a shortcut. I have this setup with one of my folders, but I want to have just one ...
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How to create a link to Dropbox folder?

I've moved My Documents to another drive. Windows still shows My Documents in C:\Users\Username\My Documents and links this to D:\... Can I do the same with my Dropbox folder? I want a virtual ...
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Windows : how to know if a symbolic link still works

I have lots of symbolic links (windows 7). How to know if there are working or if they are dead (ie original file has been deleted/moved/renamed) ? I tried if not exist mylink.txt echo The link 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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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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Windows 7 x64 - Junctions

I've created a junction from a folder on the C: drive to a folder on a different drive. For some reason the data in the C folder is still being stored / written to the C drive folder, but also into ...
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Scenario - NTFS Symbolic Link or Junction?

Differences ┌───────────────┬──────────┬──────────┬──────┬───────────┬─────┐ │ │ Absolute │ Relative │ File │ Directory │ UNC │ ...
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IIS 6 FTP Junctions “volume label syntax is incorrect”

I have created a junction in Windows to give isolated folder access to several users. However, I receive the following error when trying to list the files whilst connected via MS IIS 6.0 FTP server: ...
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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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How is the “AppData\Local\Application Data\” directory linked?

I deleted "AppData\Local\Application Data\" from my profile and I want to create the link again. My problem is that if I create an mklink to %localappdata%, it behaves differently than the original: ...
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Are junctions affected if the drive is formatted?

I was trying to relocate my user profiles, so that they are not affected by any problems occuring in the drive on which the operating system is stored. I've managed to move user profiles using ...
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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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How to search for all junction links in a given directories and its subdirectories

I'd like to able to find all junction links on a whole drive or just given directory. Is it e.g. possible with the Total Commander search plugins? I just can't seem to find any decent solution for ...
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Why can't I create a junction with Dropbox?

Had to relink my Dropbox after some problems and realized that my old Dropbox folder is "My Dropbox" and the new is "Dropbox". I went ahead and renamed the folder so I wouldn't have to download all of ...
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Is there a way to show junctions differently in windows explorer?

I've started using junctions to remap folders on my Windows XP box. It's great - I have two drives, so this simplifies my organization. I would like it if Windows Explorer visually differentiated ...
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using junctions and moving the Recycle Bin to the right partition

I have got two partitions on a PC running Windows XP: C: system partition D: data partition Usually every user has got his user profile on C:\Documents and Settings\<user> But I have moved ...
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what is the difference between a symlink , junction , hard link and so on? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between NTFS hard links and directory junctions? well just got a litlle confused about all of them. so any explanation?