Easy Way To Hide Drive in Windows 8

Hiding a file or folder probably is a common thing and you do it often. But what about hiding a drive directly? Can you imagine doing it before? In this article, SpyOnTech will give you tutorial to hide drive without using any software help. Oke… Let’s go, here’s the way:

 

First step, open Run program by pressing Win + R button. Then type diskpart.

Easy Way To Hide Drive in Windows 8

 

After the window appears, then type on list volume to display all drive list on computer.

Easy Way To Hide Drive in Windows 8

 

Quickly the drive would be seen. Now decide which drive you want to hide quickly by seeing volume. For example SpyOnTech want to hide Volume 3.Type on Select Volume 3 to choose.

Easy Way To Hide Drive in Windows 8

 

After volume 3 is selected, the next step would be started to hide. Type on remove letter e. For this letter, you can see on the right side of volume for each drive. If SpyOnTech previously selected Volume 3, then the letter would be used is letter E. After you pressed enter, there would be a message appears, showing that the drive has been successfully hidden.

Easy Way To Hide Drive in Windows 8

 

After you press enter, then there would be a message signed that the drive has been successfully hidden.

Easy Way To Hide Drive in Windows 8

 

To find out the result, whether the above tips run and drive really disappear from the list, you can see it by opening Windows Explorer. Yup. Drive hiding process is succeed! Then how to return the hidden drive? Relax, it’s also easy! Repeat above way until the third step, and after you type assign letter e, make sure you have already memorized the drive name or letter, because in returning the drive, the letter’s name wouldn’t appear, it would be only the volume. For example, you can see it on the image below.

Easy Way To Hide Drive in Windows 8

 

After success message appears, now the hidden drive can be seen and appear on the drive list. Drive has re-appeared.

Easy Way To Hide Drive in Windows 8

 

How about that, easy isn’t it? No need to use any software to do such job, but just by using one feature from Windows to hide the drive directly. I hope it would be useful for you.


Chris Febian is the founder of spyontech.com. He spent his time by testing new software and writing some reviews of them. This blog is one of his favorite place to publish his reviews.

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