What are Mount points?

A. Mount points are similar to junction points except that allow only the root of a volume to be mounted as a folder and are created using Reparse points thus the NTFS 5.0 requirement.

Mount points are useful for increasing a drives “size” without disturbing it. For instance you could create a mount point to drive d: as c:\documents thus seeming to increase the size available on c:

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