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A junction is a directory symbolic link where C:\Link can redirect to D:\Target, for example. A mount point lets you redirect a directory to the root of an entire volume, so that C:\volume can redirect to volume D: (or a volume that has no drive letter assigned to it).

So when you create a junction in Windows, it looks like this:

C:\myLinks> dir
2021/11/26 16:41 <JUNCTION> MyFolderToDriveA [A:]

But when you mount a partition, it looks like this:

C:\myMounts> dir
2021/11/26 16:42  <JUNCTION>  MyFolderToDriveA [\??\Volume{0d7bf636-0000-0000-0000-60e00f000000}\]

What I would like is to create a link to a folder on another volume:

C:> MKLINK /J  C:\MyLink  A:\MyTarget
Junction created for  C:\MyLink <<===>> A:\MyTarget

C:> DIR
2021/11/26  16:43   <JUNCTION>  MyLink [A:\MyTarget]

However, when you start another system or switch the mount order (such as opening Google Drive or plugging a pendrive), the volume drive may change letter. So I would like something similar to this:

<JUNCTION>  MyLink  [\??\Volume{0d7bf636-0000-0000-0000-60e00f000000}\MyTarget]

There are a lot of tools like diskpart, wmic, fsutil, net use, subst, but I don't think any of them can help me unless there is some workaround.

My solution was to do it as follows:

25/11/2021  16:41   <JUNCTION>   MyDriveA [\??\Volume{0d7bf636-0000-0000-0000-60e00f000000}\]
25/11/2021  17:20   <JUNCTION>   MyLink   [C:\MyDriveA\MyTarget]

C: will almost never change. But isn't there some way to create a junction referring to the volume ID?

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