Hello friends, Today I will share two methods on how to make an invisible folder on Windows 10 PC. Users can hide unlimited files in their folder, and these folders can not be accessed through a remote. I have shared system settings to hide these folders on your computer.
Each and everything is easy to access from your computer to your files. And sometimes hackers not only enter in your system but steal the data. Any type of data can be taken away. No matter what files or folder you have locked. It is easy to open any type of lock. But have you thought that can a hacker even see an invisible folder? The answer is NO.
How to Make an Invisible Folder on Windows 10 PC/Laptops
There are several ways to make an invisible folder on Windows 10. But I will share a very easy method and anyone can use them. You don’t need any high coding knowledge for these methods. Just follow every step as mentioned and you can hide countless folders for free.
If you follow these methods then even when someone use your computer remotely can’t access the files and folder on your computer. All the data will be kept hidden in your folder.
How to Make an Invisible Folder using File Explorer
I will share the method to make an invisible folder. In short, you can hide any type of file and folder. We are using File explorer because you all are aware of these features. Its in Windows since 98 and yes it keeps on changing the appearance but the work done is the same.
Open the File Explorer in your Windows PC. And go to the drive or the place where your file or folder is kept. Right-click on your folder and make sure you select the last option properties. A pop-up will appear showing the folder details, Now under the general > At the bottom under Attributes > Select Hidden. Now save all the changes.
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How to Open an Invisible Folder using File Explorer
If you want to open the folder or anything, then you don’t need to use show hidden files. Just enter the complete path, including your file name. And you will get your folder.
For example D:\Ekant\Puri\New Folder\Your file Name
It is the best method as it not only hides the file or folder but keeps it invisible. And only the person who knows the direct path can only access this file.
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How to Make an Invisible Folder using Command Prompt
Now we will use command prompt another easy method, and all are aware of command prompt. In this method also, we will use the direct path URL. So it is easy for you to make an invisible folder on Windows 10.
Open the command prompt. You can search for it on your computer. Please follow the steps carefully as we will make some changes to the path URL.
cd D:\Ekant\Puri\New Folder\
We have not added the folder name. All you need to add the path. Now it will open the files present under this path. Now enter attrib +h “Your file Name”
You will see several option appearing on your Windows attrib +h /s /d now click on the enter. Thats it! You have created an invisible folder.
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How to Open an Invisible Folder using Command Prompt
If you want to open the folder using the command prompt, then follow the complete method same. Dont’ do any changes. Just follow the same method and write the same command. You will get the same options.
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It is one of the best ways to make an invisible folder. You don’t need any type of external software or add any password to the folder. Just use these methods. In the password-protected folder, a person sees your files and folder. But in this method, none can see the files or folder. As we have made them completely invisible and hidden from anyone.
To access these files and folder, users need to know the exact locations. It is hard to guess the location and if even someone does. Then he won’t see the file or folder name.