Greg Shultz of TechRepublic.com writes:

If you could map a drive letter to a nested folder on your hard disk, then you could access nested subfolders in Windows XP just as easily as you can access shared folders on the network. Learn how to accomplish this task using the Subst command.

If you regularly work with files stored in shared folders on a Windows XP network, chances are that you’ve used Windows’ Map Network Drive command to map a drive letter to that folder. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could map a drive letter to a nested folder on your hard disk? Then, you could access nested subfolders just as easily as you can access shared folders on the network.

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