Create symbolic link in Windows platform

For *nix users it is quite easy and straight forward to create a symbolic link in the system (e.g. “ln -s”), however this is not so easy on Windows, if you are running a web server (e.g. xampp), and you want to create a link to a folder outside the default Apache Document root, you can try the following plugin for the system.

NTFS Link is a plugin recommended by a blog post about creating system links in different windows platform (XP/vista & 7). [link]

P.S. only works in NTFS, FAT doesn’t support this kind of file link…. unfortunately.


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