Soft links are simple shortcuts to files or folders, similar to hard links , but are simpler, but cannot be edited like shortcuts!
1.) ... create example symbolic link!
|(Image-1) The soft links are like shortcuts!|
3.) Symbolic link in command prompt!
In the prompt, these appear as <SYMLINKD> with the reference to the actual location
( ... see Image-2 )
|(Image-2) What does soft links mean?|
4.) Related tips for soft links and Co.!
►► What does hard links mean?
►► Create hard links and soft links under Windows via command prompt!
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►► What is a hard disk volume?
FAQ 289: Updated on: 19 July 2022 09:16