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Windows 7: How to show JUNCTIONS (folders) in WinExplorer?

11 Oct 2010   #1

win7pro 64bit
How to show JUNCTIONS (folders) in WinExplorer?

When I enter at the command prompt of C:

dir /a

then a (JUNCTION) folder "Documents and Settings" is listed which points to


However this Junction is NOT visible in WinExplorer

How can I tell WinExplorer to show Junctions as well (maybe in different color) ?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Dec 2010   #2

win7pro 64bit answer?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Dec 2010   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Just check "Don't hide hidden folders" and "Hide protected operating system files" in Folder options. Beware if you are considering editing any files in "Documents and Settings" It's not like WinXP. These are system files that are best left alone!
My System SpecsSystem Spec

29 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Weee looks like my post was eaten with the spam post too XD

Anyways...I asked why do you need to be able to see it?
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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