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Hide Files and Folders Through Command Prompt

Last updated on 27/03/2012 by | Short URL: http://hbb.me/12Kd27Q

You can now easily hide your files or folders through Command Prompt. It will be impossible for others to find the file or folder unless they know the filename or folder name. You can secure your documents easily by this method. Make sure you remember the file or folder name!

How To Hide Files And Folders?

Hide files and folders
We are now going to hide a folder using Command Prompt from Windows.

Also Check : Steganography — The Art Of Hiding Using DOS Commands.

Suppose if you want to hide a folder named Pradeep in your E drive.

Then open the Command Prompt. [Goto Run and type cmd]

Type, attrib +s +h E:\Pradeep

Where ,

E:\ : Drive name

Pradeep : Folder name

And If you want to make that folder appear, type,

attrib -s -h E:\Pradeep

Note : Use this only for educational and security purposes.

You can refer our video tutorial for easy usage.

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On February 22, 2009 by in Guides | Short Link: http://hbb.me/12Kd27Q  

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14 Opinions on “Hide Files and Folders Through Command Prompt

  1. Manivannan says:

    I liked your YouTube video da …

  2. Wow , interesting i will use it at the school …. haha :d

  3. what about a file with spaces in the name???

  4. priyank gupta says:

    dude this technique for hiding a folder using command prompt are interesting but can u tell me this hide folder are appear in "folder and search option" how can we hide the foder using commnd prompt bt that cant apper in folder option

  5. It worked like a dream for me.

  6. Naitik patel says:

    Itz really helpfull and works too…..i really like it…
    you might also like.this – http://www.bloggerdrive.in/2012/05/how-to-hide-folder-by-using-command.html 

  7. Siba sethy says:

    plz help me
    i follow the steps ,it will work properly ,but i don’t remember the folder name after hidden it..
    sohow to get it.

  8. Its really a nice command prompt trick! :-) But as mentioned, steganography is certainly a better option! :-)

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