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Step 1: Substitute drive on windows

Create a drive on a windows box pointing to a folder

(a bit better than the old 'subst' command)

Command line usage
  psubst.bat t: e:\curl
  psubst.bat z: e:\Temp
  psubst.bat /F u: "e:\curl\New folder"

To list current substituted drives:


  @echo off
  set     PSubst_Name=PSubst3
  set     PSubst_Author=by Cyberponk
  :: Changelog:
  set PSubst_Version=v3.03 - 20/11/2015
  ::            v3.03 - 20/11/2015 - Minor string modifications, removed the need of /P argument
  ::            v3.02 - 01/08/2015 - Updated RequestAdminElevation v1.3
  ::             v3.01 - 30/07/2015 - Updated RequestAdminElevation v1.2, added pause on exit
  ::            v3    - 02/06/2015
  set PSubst_Header=%PSubst_Name% %PSubst_Version% - %PSubst_Author%
  set "_ThisFile=%~dpf0" &set "_Drive=" &set "_Path=" &set "_Persistent=" &set "_Delete=" &set "_Force="
  set _RegQuery="HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\DOS Devices"
  if "%~1" == "/?" goto :ShowInfo
  if "%~1" == "" goto :PrintDrives
  goto :main
    echo/ Manages reboot-persistent SUBST'ed ^(virtual^) drives.
    echo/ PSUBST  [drive1: [drive2:]path] [/F]
    echo/ PSUBST  drive1: /D
    echo/   drive1:        Specifies the new reboot-persistent virtual drive.
    echo/   [drive2:]path  Specifies the source path for the virtual drive.
    echo/   /D             Deletes a ^(virtual^) drive (whether it is reboot-persistent or not).
    echo/   /F             Forces the overwriting of a reboot-persistent drive letter
    echo/ Returns:
    echo/   -1 or 1       An error occured
    echo/    0            Command successfull
    echo/ Type SUBST with no parameters to display a list of created virtual drives.
  endlocal & goto:eof
      set "_Arg=%~0 "
    if "!_Arg!" NEQ " " (call :ProcessArgument &goto:ProcessAllArgumentsLoop)
    :: Check if all parameters are correct
    if "%_Drive%"=="" (set _Error=No drive letter chosen ^&call:ShowUsage)
    if "%_Error%" NEQ "" goto:ExitWithError
    Call :CheckPersistent
    if "%_Delete%"=="TRUE" goto:RemoveDrive
      echo/Creating drive !_Drive!...
      if not exist "!_Path!" (set _Error=Source path not chosen or invalid ^&call:ShowUsage &goto:ExitWithError)
      :: Check if persistent drive already exists, and if _Force not set, exit with error
      if "%_IsPersistent%"=="TRUE" (if "%_Force%" NEQ "TRUE" (set _Error=Persistent Drive Letter already in use - use /F option to force overwrite &goto:ExitWithError))
      subst !_Drive! "!_Path!"
      :: Add registry entry
        call :RequestAdminElevation "!_ThisFile!" %* || goto:eof )
        call :AddPersistent
        call :CheckPersistent
        if "%_IsPersistent%" NEQ "TRUE" (set _Error=Could not create registry entry &goto:ExitWithError) else (fc;: 2>nul)
      echo/Removing drive !_Drive!...
      if "!_Path!" NEQ "" (set _Error=Do not type path and /D arguments at the same time ^&call:ShowUsage &goto:ExitWithError)
      :: Delete Subst drive
      subst %_Drive% /D
      :: If drive is persistent, get admin rights and remove registry entry
      if "%_IsPersistent%"=="TRUE" ((call :RequestAdminElevation "!_ThisFile!" %* || goto:eof ) & call :RemovePersistent )
      :: Check if persistent drive removal was successfull
      Call :CheckPersistent
      if "%_IsPersistent%"=="TRUE" (set _Error=Could not remove registry entry &goto:ExitWithError) else (ver >nul)
  pause & endlocal & goto:eof
      echo/ERROR: %_Error%
      fc;: 2>nul
    if /i "!_Arg!"=="/D " (set "_Delete=TRUE"     & goto:eof)    &:: Check for /D flag
    if /i "!_Arg!"=="/F " (set "_Force=TRUE"      & goto:eof)    &:: Check for /F flag
    if "!_Arg:~1,10!"==": "  (if "!_Drive!"=="" (set "_Drive=!_Arg:~0,2!"  &goto:eof) else (set _Error=Type only 1 drive letter ^&call:ShowUsage))
    if "!_Arg:~1,2!" ==":\"  (if "!_Path!" =="" (set  "_Path=!_Arg:~0,-1!" &goto:eof) else (set _Error=Type only 1 path ^&call:ShowUsage))
  goto:eof &:: End ProcessArgument
    reg query !_RegQuery! /v !_Drive! >nul 2>&1 && (set "_IsPersistent=TRUE" ) || ( set "_IsPersistent=")
  goto:eof &:: End CheckPersistent
    reg add !_RegQuery! /v !_Drive! /t REG_SZ /d "\??\!_Path!" /F
  goto:eof &:: End AddPersistent
    reg delete %_RegQuery% /v %_Drive% /F
  goto:eof &:: End RemovePersistent
    echo  Use /? argument for usage information
    echo/*SUBSTed drives currently set:
    echo/*Reboot-persistent virtual drives currently set:
    for /f "tokens=1,2,*" %%a in ( 'reg query !_RegQuery! ^| findstr ??' ) do (
      set "_RegPath=%%~c"
      set "_RegPath=!_RegPath:\??\=!"
      echo/%%~a\: =^> !_RegPath!
  goto:eof &:: End PrintDrives
  :RequestAdminElevation FilePath %* || goto:eof
  :: By:   Cyberponk,     v1.3 - 01/08/2015 - Fixed not returning to original folder after elevation successful
  ::             v1.2 - 30/07/2015 - Added error message when running from mapped drive
  ::            v1.1 - 01/06/2015
  :: Func: opens an admin elevation prompt. If elevated, runs everything after the function call, with elevated rights.
  :: Returns: -1 if elevation was requested
  ::           0 if elevation was successful
  ::           1 if an error occured
  :: USAGE:
  :: If function is copied to a batch file:
  ::     call :RequestAdminElevation "%~dpf0" %* || goto:eof
  :: If called as an external library (from a separate batch file):
  ::     set "_DeleteOnExit=0" on Options
  ::     (call :RequestAdminElevation "%~dpf0" %* || goto:eof) && CD /D %CD%
  :: If called from inside another CALL, you must set "_ThisFile=%~dpf0" at the beginning of the file
  ::     call :RequestAdminElevation "%_ThisFile%" %* || goto:eof
  setlocal ENABLEDELAYEDEXPANSION & set "_FilePath=%~1"
    if NOT EXIST "!_FilePath!" (echo/Read RequestAdminElevation usage information)
    :: UAC.ShellExecute only works with 8.3 filename, so use %~s1
    set "_FN=_%~ns1" & echo/%TEMP%| findstr /C:"(" >nul && (echo/ERROR: %%TEMP%% path can not contain parenthesis &pause &endlocal &fc;: 2>nul & goto:eof)
    :: Remove parenthesis from the temp filename
    set _FN=%_FN:(=%
    set _vbspath="%temp:~%\%_FN:)=%.vbs" & set "_batpath=%temp:~%\%_FN:)=%.bat"
    :: Test if elevated
    >nul 2>&1 "%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\cacls.exe" "%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\config\system"
    :: If error flag set, we do not have elevation
    if "%errorlevel%" NEQ "0" goto :_getElevation
    :: Elevation successful
    (if exist %_vbspath% ( del %_vbspath% )) & (if exist %_batpath% ( del %_batpath% ))
    :: Set ERRORLEVEL 0, set original folder and exit
    endlocal & CD /D "%~dp1" & ver >nul & goto:eof
    echo/Requesting elevation...
    :: Try to create %_vbspath% file. If failed, exit with ERRORLEVEL 1
    echo/Set UAC = CreateObject^("Shell.Application"^) > %_vbspath% || (echo/&echo/Unable to create %_vbspath% & endlocal &md; 2>nul &goto:eof)
    echo/UAC.ShellExecute "%_batpath%", "", "", "runas", 1 >> %_vbspath% & echo/wscript.Quit(1)>> %_vbspath%
    :: Try to create %_batpath% file. If failed, exit with ERRORLEVEL 1
    echo/@%* > "%_batpath%" || (echo/&echo/Unable to create %_batpath% & endlocal &md; 2>nul &goto:eof)
    echo/@if %%errorlevel%%==9009 (echo/Admin user could not read the batch file. If running from a mapped drive or UNC path, check if Admin user can read it.) ^& @if %%errorlevel%% NEQ 0 pause >> "%_batpath%"
    :: Run %_vbspath%, that calls %_batpath%, that calls the original file
    %_vbspath% && (echo/&echo/Failed to run VBscript %_vbspath% &endlocal &md; 2>nul & goto:eof)
    :: Vbscript has been run, exit with ERRORLEVEL -1
    echo/&echo/Elevation was requested on a new CMD window &endlocal &fc;: 2>nul & goto:eof