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Hide files or folders without any software
  Posted by : Color Picker     Date : 05 February       Leave a comment
Sometimes we need more security for a folder to protect it from children,We can hide folder by changing it's properties to hidden.But it can be seen if the hidden folder view option is enabled.We may use many softwares for that,but all softwares are not free.This article will help you to hide a folder or file from your hard disk without any software.This tricks also hide files from windows search result.

Hide folder or file

Hide files or folders without any software
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Creat a folder that you want to hide.Suppose we have a folder named icyarena in F: drive..
  • i,e Folder location is F:\icyarena.If we want to hide a file inside icyarena folder then file location will be F:\icyarena\filename.extension.for eg. F:\icyarena\image01.jpg
  • Find Command prompt and run it as administrator.You may find it under all programmes or write command promp in search bar of strat menu and then right click on it and select Run as administrator.As i am Windows 8 user try to understand by seeing screenshot.
Hide files or folders without any software
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Write attrib +s +h "file or folder location" then press enter.
  • To hide icyarena folder we have to write attrib +s +h "F:\icyarena".
    attrib +s +h "F:\icyarena"
  • For a file inside icyarena folder named image01.jpg:
    attrib +s +h "F:\icyarena\image01.jpg"
  • Press enter and see magic.

Show hidden folder or file

Hide files or folders without any software
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To show that folder or file run command prompt as administrator and write same code but use '-' instead of '+'.
  • i,e.
    attrib -s -h "F:\icyarena"
  • For a file named image01.jpg:
    attrib -s -h "F:\icyarena\image01.jpg"
  • Press enter and see magic.

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