How to Hide Hard Disk Drives or Partitions in Windows 7 | Wiki For You

Sometimes you need this trick. Either to fool your friends or to secure your personal data. If you ever needed this trick then you can follow simple process to do it. Yes, its pretty simple and everyone can do this very easily. You don't have to be a genius or to be a programmer, no need of any advanced tasks. Simply follow the steps given and get things work.
First i want to tell all of you that this trick only to fool your friends or to secure your data from others, who are basic users. If you want to prevent your data seriously from any unwanted access then you have to follow the tutorial that i'll soon write on this blog. Please wait for that.
This trick simply hides your drives, this don't deny access to them. An advanced user or hacker can access them by other methods. But it will work fine for all your friends.

So lets Start.

  1. Click on Start->Run.
  2. In Run dialog box type: gpedit.msc and press enter.
  3. Double Click on User Configuration.
  4. Double Click on Administrative Templates-> Windows Components
  5. Double click on Windows Explorer.
  6. Now press "H" Letter from your keyboard and you will see "Hide these specified drives in my computer".
  7. Double Click on it. You will see a new Window.
  8. In right top side check on Enabled and select drives to hide. You can hide all drives or select any one of them.
  9. Click on Apply and then click on OK.
  10. Close Local Group Policy Window.
Now Open Your My Computer and see the result.

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