Is it possible to create a link to a custom scenery directory that is stored on a different hard drive, in Windows 10?

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asked Oct 20, 2016 by cessnacitation10 (15 points)
I would like to store custom scenery files on a second hard drive that is different from the drive containing the xplane installation. Is it possible to create a link in the Custom Scenery directory to the other storage location in Windows 10? If so, how is it done?

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answered Oct 26, 2016 by jroberts (17,587 points)
selected Nov 8, 2016 by cessnacitation10
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I learned today this is possible via a symlink, which is a file that references another file via the file path. I have not tried to do this though, so your best bet for specific instructions would be to Google it. Here's the first one I found.

commented Nov 8, 2016 by cessnacitation10 (15 points)

ln -s <target dir> <link dir>

Win 10:

mklink /J "<link dir>" "<target dir>"

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