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PostSubject: Hide Disk Partitions in Windows   Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:48 pm

Everyone wants their work to be private. Privacy has become the major aspect for every person. Whenever you want to keep your files secret usually we used to make it a rar or zip archive and encrypt it with password. But this would be annoying. In this post i am going to post how to hide your disk parttions.

There are many ways to do this and here iam going to post 2 methods of doing this.

Using Computer Management


  1. Right click My Computer.

  2. Click Manage or press letter G.

  3. This will open Computer Management.

  4. Under Storage, select Disk Management.

  5. Right click on the drive which you wish to hide.

  6. Select Change drive letters and paths...

  7. Click Remove

  8. Now can find your partition will be hidden.

  9. To get back the partition Computer Management-->Select drive--> Change drive letters and paths

  10. Now select Add option.

  11. In that Assign the following drive letter.

  12. Select ok.


Using Command Prompt


  1. Open Command Promt

    a) Start ==> Run ==> type CMD.
    b) Start ==> All programs ==> Accessories ==> Command Prompt.


  2. Type DISKPART and hit ENTER.


  3. Now type LIST VOLUME and press ENTER. It shows all your Hard disk partitions.


  4. Now select the volume which you want to hide. To select type the command select volume volume number.

    Quote :
    replace the volume number in the command with the number of the partition which you want to hide.

    Ex:- select volume 4


  5. Now to hide the partition type the command, remove letter volume label.

    Quote :
    replace the volume label in the above command with the label of partition in your Computer.

    Ex:- remove letter e

    Quote :
    This removes the Volume(Partition) from your My Computer.


  6. Now to unhide the partition, type the following Command, assign letter volume label

    Quote :
    replace volume label in the command with the letter which you like to assign for the partition.

    Ex:- assign letter e



Here is photoshoot of all hiding and unhiding the disk.

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