I would like to copy a file as a linmk to a diffferent directory is it possible in the command window to do that?
It's hard to decipher your message, but I suspect that you are looking for junction.exe.
For files in XP, you are looking for hardlinks. Junction only does folders. In XP, you'll need to use the fsultil hardlink create destinationName sourceFileName
Under Windows 7 (and I presume Vista),
xcopy accepts a new
/b switch that, according to the help
"Copies the Symbolic Link itself versus the target of the link.