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How to create an NTFS junction?

How can I create an NTFS junction point in Windows XP?
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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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What directories in a Windows 7 SSD install would you link/junction to an HDD?

I'm planning on installing an SSD/HDD combination with the SSD as my boot (Windows 7 x64) drive, and a spinning HDD as a storage drive. Are there any log files in particular best suited to a mklink ...
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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 to Delete a Junction by Using Command Line in Windows 7

I believe in Windows Vista, we could use linkd command. However, I cannot find this command in Windows 7. I know I can use Windows Explorer and delete the junction, but I wonder if this can be done in ...
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Scenario - NTFS Symbolic Link or Junction?

Differences ┌───────────────┬──────────┬──────────┬──────┬───────────┬─────┐ │ │ Absolute │ Relative │ File │ Directory │ UNC │ ├───────────────┼──────────┼──────────┼──────┼───────────...
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MKLINK vs. Junction.exe

SysInternals has a program junction.exe that creates Junctions (aka. reparse points, aka. symlinks) in Windows. However, Windows also comes with a mklink which seems to do the same thing. Is there a ...
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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, write and execute \\server\...
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Using symbolic link in Windows XP

Junction is a good symbolic link tool in XP. However, it's not so easy to use at first moment, ie. only can use command line interface; move/rename target file/folder; got to use 'junction -d ' to ...
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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?
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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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Windows 10 Upgrade and Junctions

I have a 465 GB SSD and a 4 TB HDD in my Windows 7 Ultimate x64 machine. I have a junction (not symlink) that points C:\Users to D:\Users. Does anyone know if the Windows 10 upgrade will still ...
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Can I move Windows 7 C:\Users more easily using 2 installs of Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Moving users folder on Windows Vista/Seven to another partition I am trying to move my Windows 7 C:\Users folder off of my 64GB SSD onto another drive (A partition on an ...
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Can I create a shortcut which points to a specific drive regardless of its drive letter?

I noticed that I cannot use \\?\Volume{f993747a-5d7a-4de1-a97a-c20c1af1ba02}\path\to\target or \Device\HarddiskVolume5\path\to\target as shortcut targets—it won't work. It only works when I use drive ...
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How do I create a junction on Win8?

I tried the following: C:\Users\Chloe\Documents>dir /a "My Music" Volume in drive C is OS Volume Serial Number is 808A-8F0B Directory of C:\Users\Chloe\Documents\My Music File Not Found C:\...