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How can you link directories on different logical drives?

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Ok, here's my question...

I have been asked by one of our devs to see if this is possible.  It doesn't sound unreasonable, but I don't know how to do it exactly, so I thought I'd ask.

I want to know how to link directories on separate logical drives on Win2k3... for instance.

Drive 0 contains C:
Drive 1 contains D:

I want c:\directory to point to Drive 0 (like normal)
but I want to make c:\directory\subdirectory actually open to a directory on D: on Drive 1.

so:
C:\Directory\Subdirectory => D:\Directory2\Subdirectory4

I hope this makes sense.  Let me know if I need to clarify more.
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You can use NTFS junction points to do this:

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=205524

Let me know if you need help with the syntax.
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Exactly what I needed.  Thanks a ton.
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Not a problem...happy to help!

(learned that one from Netman66 actually...so thanks to him too)
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