Creates, deletes, or lists a volume mount point. Mountvol is a way to link volumes without requiring a drive letter.


mountvol [Drive:]Path VolumeName

mountvol [Drive:]Path /d

mountvol [Drive:]Path /L

mountvol Drive: /s


[Drive:]Path : Specifies the existing NTFS directory folder where the mount point will reside.

VolumeName : Specifies the volume name that is the target of the mount point. The volume name is of the form \\?\Volume{GUID}\, where {GUID} is a globally unique identifier (GUID) (for example, \\?\Volume\{2eca078d-5cbc-43d3-aff8-7e8511f60d0e}\).

/d : Removes the volume mount point from the specified folder.

/L : Lists the mounted volume name for the specified folder.

/s : Itanium-based computers only. Mounts the EFI System Partition on the specified drive.

/? : Displays help at the command prompt.


If you are running out of drive letters to use, mount your local volumes with no drive letters.

If you need to expand your volume space without reformatting or replacing a hard drive, you can add a mount path to another volume.

The benefit is that if you use one volume with several mount paths, you can access all local volumes using a single drive letter (such as C:). You need not remember which volume corresponds to which drive letter, although you can mount local volumes and still have them assigned to drive letters.

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