Now you can easily hide your files or folders using Command Prompt. It will be impossible for others to find the file or folder unless they know the file name or folder name.The most important thing is that, once hidden with this method, the files/folders cannot be viewed by any search options even if you click "Show All Hidden Files and Folders".
You can secure your documents easily by this method. Make sure you remember the file or folder name!
Hiding the most wanted files and folders is very important nowadays and it's really a tedious job too. Now i am going to deliver you a the trick to make this tedious job an easy one.
|Hide folders/files through command prompt|
HOW TO HIDE FILES AND FOLDERS?
For Example: Suppose if you want to hide a folder named "Photos" and this folder is stored in your E drive. You think that it should not be seen by strangers who use your PC.
For that you need to follow the following instructions
1. Press windowkey+R. [ run command dialog box appears]
2. Now type "cmd" and hit enter. [a command prompt window displays]
3. Now type "attrib +s +h E:\Photos" and hit enter.
E:\ = Drive name
Photos = Folder name
The folder "Photos" will be hidden (Note: It cannot be viewed by any search options)
HOW TO UNHIDE FILES AND FOLDERS?
Now If you want to make that folder appear,
just type,"attrib -s -h E:\Photos" [ just replace '+' with '-' on both flags 's' and 'h' ]
Note : Use this only for educational and security purposes.