"Mode" info returned by Windows 10 dir command

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  1. Posts : 24,562
    10 Home x64 (21H2) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       #11

    TimDaniels said:
    Thanks for your replies, but the command "attrib /?" doesn't list the D attribute, much less the d attribute...
    D (or d) stands for 'Directory' - it's an attribute saying this is a folder, not a file. That's one attribute you cannot change with attrib (obviously) so it doesn't list it.
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  2. Posts : 11,355
    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 21H2 Build 19044.1706
       #12

    And for my part, I have just tested the sixth entry in the set:-
    The 6th attribute shown is L [Reparse point - such as a Junction point made using the mklink command].
    "Mode" info returned by Windows 10 dir command-l-seen-old-tab10-edrive.png

    Denis
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  3. Posts : 13
    Windows 10 Pro
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       #13

    OK, thanks guys. If you've been wondering about my reason for asking about this, I've detailed my underlying question about dual-booting to Ubuntu in the "Installation" forum. I've been struggling for months with this after installing Win10 Pro.

    TimDaniels
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