Steps To Hide and Un-hide Drives of your Computer

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Computer has drives with D, E, and C alphabet letters commonly. But you can name them according to your wish. Name can be any alphabet or any word it totally depends on you. Drives store all your important data and information. Sometimes this information may be very important for you or maybe you want to keep it confidential. But how it is possible to hide drives from everyone except you? If you hide drives then no one will know as number of drives is not fixed, they are variable and some computers have a single drive, some have two or three.

Trick to Hide Drives of your Computer:

1. Right click on My Computer Icon.
2. You will find the ‘Manage Option’ in the pop menu, click on it.
3. Computer Management Window will open.
4. In this window, you will find Disk Management option, click on it.
5. Navigate and right click to the drive you want to hide from the various drives.
6. Click on the ‘Change drive Letter or Path’ option.
7. A window will appear with Add, Change and Remove options.
8. Select Remove option and click on OK button.
9. Now this drive is not visible in your ‘My Computer’.
You have successfully hidden drive and your important data. But if in future you want to show this drive in ‘My Computer’ as you are facing problem in accessing your data contained in that drive, then you have just follow few steps.

Steps To Hide Drives of your Computer
Steps To Hide Drives of your Computer

Steps to Un-hide drives:

1. Follow Steps 1-4 as described above.
2. Navigate and right click to the drive you want to un-hide from the various drives.
3. Click on the ‘Change drive Letter or Path’ option.
4. A window will appear with Add, Change and Remove options.
5. Select Add option.
6. Assign letter to the drive and click on OK button.
7. Now the hidden drives is become visible again in your ‘My Computer’.

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