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Windows 7: Connect "Desktop" to other partition than Windows "C:"?

26 Dec 2014   #1
Inlesco

Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 
Connect "Desktop" to other partition than Windows "C:"?

Hello, I'm interested in the following:

Connecting "Desktop" to other partition than Windows "C:", so if I drop files on DSKT for easy reuse and availability, they copy on, f.e., "D:" or other partition.

Any way to achieve this?

Thank you.


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26 Dec 2014   #2
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

I just go to the other partition or HDD, right-click the drive letter/icon and drag to the desktop choosing Create shortcut here. That works but it probably would be better to do the same with a Folder on the other drive. Dropping a file on the icon should copy or save it there.
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26 Dec 2014   #3
Pyprohly

Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 7 Professional, OS X El Capitan
 
 

Hi Guys,

Inlesco, sounds like you want to create a virtual drive and link it to a folder, purely for easy access. This can be achieved with the help of a command named Subst.

An example of the solution follows; linking drive D with the users desktop:
Code:
SUBST D: "%USERPROFILE%\Desktop"
Make certain that D drive does not exist prior to running the command.
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