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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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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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Relative junctions

I would like to create junctions that are based on the relative path? This way when I copy a folder all the junctions contained within are copied and point to valid data(Which is in the parent ...
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How do I get Windows 7 to recognize a Junctioned User folder?

I'd like to junction or hard-link my C:\Users[me]\ folder to a folder on my D: drive for space reasons. This has worked for me in the past, but after a recent reformat/reinstall of Win7 x64, Windows ...
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Windows 7 User profiles not functioning after SSD > HDD move

Windows 7 x64 Home P. OEM I decided to move my Users and ProgramData folders onto my secondary disk to save SSD space. I booted into "repair" mode on the windows DVD. Both drives are NTFS. The drives ...
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Is a junction point effective in decreasing write cycles of SSD?

Since SSDs have a limited life cycle and I have one experience of an SSD crash, I decided to be proactive and avoid writes. I moved all my data to an HDD. I understood from various people that ...
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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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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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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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Windows Junction / Move File Issues

I am working on a computer where I am moving C:\Users\User to D:\Users\User and I am going to create a junction. All files moved successfully during the move except: My Pictures My Videos ...
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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 prevent Windows Backup from traversing junction and/or mount points?

Windows Backup and Restore has been configured to backup the system image and the users' libraries. All the drives (including the drive C:) were unchecked in the list of locations to be backed up. ...
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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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Can I replace user folders in windows with junctions?

I wanted to set up my partitions and hard drives on my system so that all of my files in my document/music/pictures/downloads/etc is on a storage drive to leave room open my OS drive and make it easy ...
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Creating symbolic link to new location after moving C:\Windows\Installer to D: partition

I am trying to make some space on my C: partition, an SSD drive, by moving the C:\Windows\Installer partition to the D: drive (following this guide). The last step is: Launch a Command Prompt (as ...