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Windows 7: Sort order of Directory Symbolic Link

14 Jan 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Sort order of Directory Symbolic Link

I've just moved a directory from C:\Users\Steve\Documents\Probate to \\PROLIANT\Probate (a share on my WHS2011 server).

I created a Symbolic Directory link from \\PROLIANT\Probate in C:\Users\Steve\Documents, but when I view the "Documents" folder, the symbolic link sorts amongst the files rather than the directories.

Is there any way that I can get the C:\Users\Steve\Documents\Proliant link to appear amongst the directories?

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14 Jan 2014   #2

Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon | Win 7 Ult x64

How did you create the symlink?
By default, Links are created as file links. Make sure you use the /d parameter.

mklink /d <linkname> <source>

eg. mklink /d 3D \\Server\movies2\3D
(Make sure you are at the location you want the symlink created before typing the above, or provide a fully qualified path if not).
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