Symbolic links in Windows

To make a symbolic link in Windows 7 use the “mklink” command.

Creates a symbolic link.

MKLINK [[/D] | [/H] | [/J]] Link Target

        /D      Creates a directory symbolic link.  Default is a file symbolic link.

        /H      Creates a hard link instead of a symbolic link.

        /J      Creates a Directory Junction.

        Link    specifies the new symbolic link name.

        Target  specifies the path (relative or absolute) that the new link refers to.

An example is given at this site using-symlinks-in-windows-vista

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