Folders as Drives

Net Use

Net use in the preferred command because it has a lazy behavior. If resour isn't available, it will wait for the next user request to check for availability.

net use x: \\localhost\c$\Folder\Example


subst is an active search and connect program, which will penalize your system if resource is not found, because it will keep trying to connect.

subst x: C:\Folder\Example

Linux Subsystem (Win 10 Only)


lxrun /uninstall


lxrun /install


This is how it is recommended by Microsoft.

sudo do-release-upgrade