Hard links (hard link) are files / references to existing content on a hard drive, folders, files, ... etc.
You can also use it if there is not enough space on the C:\ drive, for example by creating the hard drink in C:\Program Files\ProgramXYZ on D:\ProgramXYZ to ensure there is enough space!
The hard ink must be on the same file system, for example NTFS!
1.) ... create an example hard link (hard connection)!
|(Image-1) Hard link on C for Folder on D!|
In the prompt, these appear as <JUNCTION> with the reference to the actual location
( ... see Image-2 )
|(Image-2) Hard link in the command prompt!|
►► Create hard links and soft links under Windows via command prompt!
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►► What does soft links mean?
►► What is a hard disk volume?
FAQ 288: Updated on: 15 July 2022 11:52