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  • Date: Dec 29, 2023
  • License: Freeware
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Free Download Junction 1.07

Junction can create Win2K NTFS symbolic links. Windows 2000 and higher supports directory symbolic links, where a directory serves as a symbolic link to another directory on the computer. For example, if the directory D:\SYMLINK specified C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32 as its target, then an application accessing D:\SYMLINK\DRIVERS would in reality be accessing C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS. Directory symbolic links are known as NTFS junctions in Windows. Unfortunately, Windows comes with no tools for creating junctions-you have to purchase the Win2K Resource Kit, which comes with the linkd program for creating junctions. I therefore decided to write my own junction-creating tool: Junction. Junction not only allows you to create NTFS junctions, it allows you to see if files or directories are actually reparse points. Reparse points are the mechanism on which NTFS junctions are based, and they are used by Windows' Remote Storage Service (RSS), as well as volume mount points.

Using JunctionUse junction to list junctions:
Usage: [-s]
-s Recurse subdirectories

To determine if a file is a junction, specify the file name:
junction c: est

To list junctions beneath a directory, include the -s switch:
junction -s c:To create a junction c:\Program-Files for "c:\Program Files":
C:\>md Program-Files
C:\>junction c:\Program-Files "c:\Program Files"
To delete a junction, use the -d switch:
junction -d c:\Program-Files

The license of this software is Freeware, you can free download and free use this system utility software.

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