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Linux "To be clear about this article's intent, it's not to bash Microsoft, or Windows. Because to be fair, despite using Linux 95% of the time while I'm on the PC, I can find more faults with it than Windows. So, this article's goal is to highlight some of the major pluses of Linux, and also showcase where Windows could improve in the future, should Microsoft take heed of the suggestions."
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RE: Mounting
by PlatformAgnostic on Sun 11th Apr 2010 16:30 UTC in reply to "Mounting"
PlatformAgnostic
Member since:
2006-01-02

Vista/win7 only:
mklink /d tst \\server\share

You get a symbolic link to the network share which effectively looks like you have it mounted at some folder to user applications.

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RE[2]: Mounting
by Laurence on Mon 12th Apr 2010 09:28 in reply to "RE: Mounting"
Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26

Vista/win7 only:
mklink /d tst \\server\share

You get a symbolic link to the network share which effectively looks like you have it mounted at some folder to user applications.



I still end up with more than half of my alphabet used up on drive letters though. ;)

Plus I'm still (for the moment) on XP


It's good to see Windows finally supporting symlinks though. It's needed it for a while in my opinion.

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RE[3]: Mounting
by PlatformAgnostic on Mon 12th Apr 2010 16:02 in reply to "RE[2]: Mounting"
PlatformAgnostic Member since:
2006-01-02

The server share doesn't take up a drive letter if you use the symlink approach.

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