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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

How to Hide a Disk Drive on PC

How to Hide a Disk Drive on PC

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You can hide a Disk drive on your PC by using some simple command prompt keywords.
How to Hide a Drive on PC ?

  • Open the command prompt (Windows key+R).
  • Type as Diskpart and press enter. to start your disk session.

  • Input as List Volume to list out your Volume set.

  • Time to select the Volume which you are planning to hide, You can do this by Select Volume 2 to select volume number 2 (replace 2 with volume of your choice).
  • Check for the volume numbers from list after you type list volume, to select the desired drive (c,d,e,f) to select the respective one.
  • Now enter Remove Letter 2 (replace 2 with the volume number which you selected).
  • Now the drive will be hided once after you restart your PC.
How to Unhide the hidden drive?
  • To unhide the drive back again follow these steps.
  • Open command prompt.
  • Type as Diskpart and press enter.
  • Type as  List volume and press Enter.
  • Select Volume 2 (replace 2 with the drive volume number you selected).
  • Type Assign Letter 2 and press enter.
  • Now restart the computer to get back your Drive on My-computer.

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