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How to map path to drive letter?  c:\foldername\folder = R:\

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I would like to take a path on my C:\Big\Long\Path\Name and map it to another drive letter such as r:\   WITHOUT networking the folder.
I do not wish to share these files, I just want it to appear as drive R:\

Thank you for any help that you might have!!!
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Use SUBST:

subst r: C:\Big\Long\Path\Name
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subst x: C:\{pathname}\foldername}
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by:duank
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I initially got an error message of "Invalid parameter -r:"
until I realized that r: was already taken by a network drive.

Thank you for your help guys!
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