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SUBST for OSX? Error when trying to map local folder as network drive on Mac OSX 10.9

I would like to map a local folder as a drive (similar to Window's SUBST). One solution I found was to map a shared folder, which would be fine but I get the following error when using a local ...
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SUBST referring path without drive letter

Currently I am making virtual drives using SUBST. subst T: D:\test Now I want to hide my D drive. How to remove a drive letter? And then how can I make a virtual drive referring to a drive that ...
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unable to remove subst-ed drive

machine: Windows 8 64bit, single user with admin rights I've probably used subst to make a new Q: virtual drive for my C:\portableDrive folder. Now I can't see it when I type "subst" command in the ...
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Subst drive invisible in non-admin processes

I have a local folder, X:\Source\Q_Project that I want to map to the Q: drive letter. I use a shortcut that points to a batch file for this. The batch file is: @echo off subst q: /d subst q: ...
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Windows 7 gui doesn't display a mapped drive b:

This is an annoyance more than a roadblock, but it doesn't seem to make sense. On my XP box, I got used to subst or mapping drive A: to my general notes and work in progress folders, and drive B: was ...
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net use vs susbst

There are many questions on stackexchange asking for a persistent across reboot functionality, and the answers point either to registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session ...
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Unable to unmount “subst” drive

So I have this G: drive which I'm 99% sure I "mounted" using subst to associate a folder with a drive letter. If I double click on it I see the contents of C:\User\Marcel\Google Drive. Anyway, now I ...
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How to delete Windows 7 virtual drive

I created a virtual drive using "SUBST" command . But i can not delete now . Can anybody tell me how can I delete this virtual drive.
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Why can't I index a SUBST'd drive in Windows7?

I've got a SUBST for a folder to drive letter P: I have noticed that exploring these folders from P: is now INCREDIBLY slow, taking up to a minute sometimes to show files. I'm showing them as general ...
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How to make a subst a USB drive appear as a local (non-removable) drive?

I have a set of USB drives (e.g. WD My Book) with different test data sets in different directories. I need to mount these directories as a drive letter. To accurately test the behavior, this drive ...
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Recycle bin on substed drives

I've created a substed drive on Windows 7. When I delete a file, it doesn't go to the recycle bin, instead it is deleted permanently. Recycle bin properties do not show this drive at all. Any hack ...
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Why is a subst drive usable from a command prompt but not Windows 7 explorer

I have a registry key under [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] The value of the key is "c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe" /c subst t: e:\MyFolder More often than not when ...
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subst performance

Does substing a directory affects the performance creating/reading/updating many small files in the substed volume? (will use svn there) If yes, how serious is the "penalty"?
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Why is a SUBST'd drive inaccessible via shortcut or Run menu, but works fine from My Computer? [closed]

I have shortcuts to C:, D:, and E: in my quick launch bar. C and E work fine when I click on them, but D does nothing (that I can see) when I click on it. D and E are both SUBST'd drives pointing to ...
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How to mount NTFS folder in another NTFS folder

Is there any way to redirect one NTFS folder to another? Say, to access C:\Program Files\Modules through S:\Modules? There is subst for mounting folders as drives, and diskpart and mountvol for ...