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How to Mount Folder as Virtual Drive in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10

In Windows, you can mount any folder at any location as a virtual drive with a drive letter.

When you mount a folder as virtual drive, you will be able to access the folder from the virtual drive. The contents of the folder will still physically be located in the folder. Anything you save into the virtual drive will actually be saved to the folder’s location.

Virtual drives from mounted folders are not persistent and only available during the current user session by default. If you sign out, restart the computer, or shut down the computer, all current virtual drives will be removed (unmounted).

This tutorial will show you how to mount any folder as a virtual drive with a drive letter in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

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How to Mount a Drive to a Folder in Windows 10

You can assign a mount point folder path to a drive to have the drive appear as a normal folder located where you want.

With you mount an internal or external drive to an empty folder, you will be able to access the contents of the drive from the folder path. The contents of the drive will still physically be located on the drive. Anything you save into this folder will actually be saved to the drive.

You can mount a drive with or without a drive letter to an empty folder.

This tutorial will show you how to assign a mount point folder path to a drive to link the folder and drive in Windows 10.

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How to Add or Remove New Folder Context Menu in Windows 10

A folder is a location where you can store your files. You can create any number of folders and even store folders inside other folders (subfolders).

By default, you can use the New context menu to create a new folder.

This tutorial will show you how to add a direct New folder context menu for all users to directly create a new folder in Windows 10.

This can be handy to streamline creating a new folder by being one click faster than using the New context menu.

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How to Use Emoji in Drive, File, and Folder Names in Windows 10

When you rename a drive, file, and folder in Windows, the name cannot contain any of the following characters: \ / : * ? ” < > |

In Windows 10, you can use the Emoji Panel to include an Emoji in the name of a drive, file, and folder.

Emoji are ideograms and smileys used in electronic messages and Web pages. Emoji are used much like emoticons and exist in various genres, including facial expressions, common objects, places and types of weather, and animals.

When you use an emoji in a drive, file, or folder name, the emoji will be a basic black and white version.

Any drive, file, or folder that includes an emoji in its name, you will not be able to link to it in a command prompt or when mapping or sharing over a network. If this is an issue for you, then do not include an emoji in the name. Otherwise, using an emoji in the name could help make it less accessible to unwanted sources.

This tutorial will show you how to use the Emoji Panel to include an emoji in drive, file, and folder names in Windows 10.

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How to Rename Folder in Windows 10

This tutorial will show you different ways to rename a folder in Windows 10.

If a folder is currently in use, for example by a program, Windows will not allow you to rename it.

If you rename more than one folder at the same time, the new name for each folder will be new folder name, new folder name (1), new folder name (2), etc…

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