Something i think that is not so widely known is that NTFS supports symbolic-linking, it’s called “Junctioning” theres a 3-rd party app to do it called Junction (http://www.sysinternals.com/Utilities/Junction.html) or the win2k Resource Kit comes with linkd.
Some more info from MS
Microsoft Link regarding doing it in XP
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