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Windows 7: Can I Edit A Junction?

10 Oct 2012   #1
y0himba

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Can I Edit A Junction?

Hello. I have about 15 junctions. Rather than remove them and recreate them pointing to another folder, I would prefer to edit or modify the existing junctions and change the path they point to.

Example: E:\steam\steamapps\common\game is a junction to d:\steam-storage\game

I would like to just edit d:\steam-storage\game to point to another folder.

The only things I can find point to me needing to remove and recreate the junctions, which is tedious.

Thanks in advance for any help.


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14 Oct 2012   #2
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Until someone more familiar replies. Have a look at Steam Mover. It will also work for things besides games.

A Guy
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14 Oct 2012   #3
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Link Shell Extension

Drag and drop new junctions, or go to properties and the new link tab to change the target.
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14 Oct 2012   #4
y0himba

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Link Shell Extension

Drag and drop new junctions, or go to properties and the new link tab to change the target.
This did the trick! Reporting as SOLVED.
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14 Oct 2012   #5
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Well done logicearth. I was wracking my brain to remember who had the junction links in their sig + Rep

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