How to Mount a Folder as a Hard Drive in Windows

Mounting Folder as a Drive

In case one is not aware, windows allow you to make a drive out of any folder. The reason why people at times require drives in their iPhones or iPods is that drives allows you to easily reference. For example during making of patch files becomes easy among several other advantages of drives. The good thing is that windows allow you to make this for free. Let’s take a look at how to mount a folder as a drive in your iPhones.

Windows allows you to mounting folder as drive through a feature called “Subst”. The only thing you have to do is to create a shortcut for the system to allow you to execute this command. The following is the correct order of events for a successful operation How to Make Any Folder a Hard Drive in Windows:

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C:\Users\\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup Note: replace with the username you use to login your computer.

You first open file explorer and to this specific location and a space bar will appear. Type the text mentioned below.

Now replace with the user name of your computer. When done correctly, the startup folder will open up automatically, right click on the blank space and select the ‘new’ feature and when a side menu appears, click shortcut and a wizard will open up. When a blank box appears, type the required command in it.

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The letter “Y” is the location you want to mount the drive to. Substitute it with any letter of your choice like “X”. Give the shortcut any name of your choice and click on finish. To verify the success, right click and click “open” and you should notice a new drive besides the other already present drives.

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