Solved

how to create a link of a file in the cmd prompt

Posted on 2007-11-26
1
232 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I am not sure what it is called in windows, but i need to create a symlink to a file from the cmd prompt.
So i have a file called foo.flv and i want to create another file called mylink.flv that points to the same file
I am not even sure if this is possible in windows
thanks for any help
0
Comment
Question by:paries
1 Comment
 
LVL 70

Accepted Solution

by:
KCTS earned 500 total points
ID: 20354038
The best I can suggest is to create a .bat file that runs the file in question
just type

c:\path\file.flv

into notepad

and save it as mylink.bat - that will run/open the file
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

There are many reasons a PC runs slower than when it was new, ranging from malicious software intended to mess things up to simple general Windows use.  Your PC performance may slowly degrade over time without you noticing but when you buy a PC from…
When you try to extract and to view the contents of a Microsoft Update Standalone Package (MSU) for Windows Vista, you cannot extract the files from the MSU. Here we are going to explain how to extract those hotfix details without using any third pa…
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…
Finds all prime numbers in a range requested and places them in a public primes() array. I've demostrated a template size of 30 (2 * 3 * 5) but larger templates can be built such 210  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7) or 2310  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11). The larger templa…

856 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question